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Creamy Four Cheese Pasta | realmomkitchen.com

Creamy Four Cheese Pasta


  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 lb gemelli or fusilli shaped pasta
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterrey jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded colby cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook past according to package but add the 1 tsp parsley and 1 tsp basil to the water when you add the pasta. Drain pasta reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.
  2. In a sauce pan, melt the butter and add garlic. Cook it for 1 min. Add in the flour and cook on low heat until lightly browned (1 minute).
  3. Whisk in milk, cream and Italian seasoning. Add in ½ cup of pasta water. Whisk and cook until the sauce starts to thicken. Add more pasta water if needed.
  4. Add in the cheese and cook the sauce till slightly thickened. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
  5. Add the sauce to the cooked pasta and gently toss to coat. Serve it in a bowl garnish with herbs if desired.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Italian
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