Three-Cheese Pasta
  • 16 oz cavatelli
  • 3 tbls butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbls flour
  • 1/3 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbls grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, oregano and/or basil.
  1. Cook pasta using package directions; drain. Place in a serving dish
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a mecium saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic in hot butter for one minute.
  3. Whisk in flour and nutmeg. Add milk gradually, whisking continually. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  4. Mix mozzarella, cheddar and 1/4 cup parmesan in a small bowl. Add gradually to sauce, stirring continually.
  5. Add herbs and mix well. Pour over pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining parmesan. Serve immediately.