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    Baked Four-Cheese Pasta

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    1 hr 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    From Chef Keith Dresser. Fresh grated cheese works best in this recipe.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 13x9 inch baking dish.
    2. 2
      Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil; add in the pasta and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente (10-12 minutes).
    3. 3
      Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water.
    4. 4
      Drain pasta again very well; place pasta in a large bowl.
    5. 5
      In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk to a boil; remove from heat.
    6. 6
      In another medium saucepan, melt the 8 tablespoons butter over med-high heat; lower heat to low and whisk in the flour, cooking for 3-4 minutes (be careful not to brown the mixture).
    7. 7
      Slowly add in the hot milk, whisking constantly.
    8. 8
      Add in the salt and cayenne; increase heat to medium, and simmer, stirring constantly until the mixture has thickened (8-10 minutes.).
    9. 9
      Remove pan from heat and add 1 cup each of the grated cheddar, asiago, and fontina cheese, whisking until the cheeses are melted.
    10. 10
      Pour the cheese sauce over the pasta; toss to coat the past evenly.
    11. 11
      Place half of the coated pasta in the baking dish; evenly sprinkle the remaining cheeses over the top.
    12. 12
      Cover with the remaining pasta.
    13. 13
      In a bowl, toss the breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, and melted butter together.
    14. 14
      Pour the heavy cream over the pasta; evenly distribute the breadcrumb mixture over the top.
    15. 15
      Bake on the middle oven rack for 30-35 minutes or until top is light brown and mixture is bubbling.

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    Nutritional Facts for Baked Four-Cheese Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (411 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1101.8
    Calories from Fat 610
    Total Fat 67.8 g
    Saturated Fat 41.0 g
    Cholesterol 210.1 mg
    Sodium 1436.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 88.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
    Sugars 10.5 g
    Protein 36.9 g

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