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    Macaroni and Fontina Cheese

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    1 hrs 5 mins

    45 mins

    20 mins

    JoJoStar's Note:

    This is what you would call "Adult Macaroni and Cheese", although your kids will love it too. Great dish to bring to a Pot luck. From the Dean and Deluca cookbook

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 425.
    2. 2
      Heat the olive oil in a large non stick skillet over moderate heat and stir in the onion.
    3. 3
      Add the garlic and cook stirring for 1 minute.
    4. 4
      Raise the heat slightly and add the bell peppers.
    5. 5
      Cook stirring for 2 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the zucchini and yellow squash and cook stirring for 2 minutes.
    7. 7
      Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
    8. 8
      Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water for 4 minutes.
    9. 9
      Drain and rinse with cold water.
    10. 10
      Heat the butter in a medium saucepan over moderate heat until it becomes a medium nutty brown.
    11. 11
      Stir in the flour, rosemary, sage and bay leaf.
    12. 12
      Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
    13. 13
      Slowly add the milk and cook stirring 4-5 minutes or until the sauce is very thick.
    14. 14
      Strain the sauce and season with salt and pepper.
    15. 15
      Return the pasta to the same large pot and stir in the sauce.
    16. 16
      Add the vegetables and 1 cup of the grated fontina cheese and blend completely.
    17. 17
      Place the mixture in a deep glass baking dish.
    18. 18
      Sprinkle with the remaining fontina cheese.
    19. 19
      Bake for 20 minutes, until the pasta is brown and crusty on top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 22, 2008

      55

      Excellent. It's a little labor intensive, but well worth the effort.

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    Nutritional Facts for Macaroni and Fontina Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (242 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 376.0
     
    Calories from Fat 165
    43%
    Total Fat 18.3 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 9.8 g
    49%
    Cholesterol 49.9 mg
    16%
    Sodium 217.8 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.0 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
    24%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 12.2 g
    24%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    crookneck yellow squash

    fresh rosemary

    fresh sage leaves

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