Grilled Prosciutto and Basil Mac 'n' Cheese #SP5

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. An epically satisfying take on your common Grilled Cheese. This is a definite go-to meal when your looking for some comfort food with a kick!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 -6 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto (can substitute pancetta)
  • 1 bunch basil, washed
  • 4 -6 slices bread (I prefer sourdough or marble rye)
  • 1 (20 ounce) package Simply Macaroni & Cheese, prepared to package directions


  1. Melt 1/4 -1/3 of butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Place 1-2 ounces prosciutto on 1 slice of bread. Cover prosciutto with single layer of basil leaves. Scoop roughly 2/3 -1 cup of prepared macaroni and cheese on top of basil and top with another slice of bread to form a sandwich.
  3. Place sandwich in skillet with heated butter and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, or until bread is toasted enough for your taste.
  4. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
Most Helpful

5 5

SO DELICIOUS!! I'm definitely going to be making this for my family again soon

5 5

This is an INCREDIBLE recipe!!!

5 5

Changed the way i think about grilled cheese, just amazing! Maybe next time i would add some seasoning to the mac and cheese like garlic powder and crushed red pepper.