Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

My dad's favorite; just for you, Pops.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat butter in a big saucepan until melted; stir in flour until smooth.
  2. Cook, stirring, over low heat for about 3 minutes, until the flour is cooked.
  3. Gradually stir in the hot milk until smooth; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and is thickened.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in salt, Tabasco, and nutmeg.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente, about 8 minutes.
  7. Drain pasta in colander, then return back to pot; stir in 1 cup mozzarella, the ricotta, ¼ cup parmesan, and parsley into the cooked past to blend.
  8. Add in white sauce; taste and adjust seasonings.
  9. Spoon into a buttered 13x9 inch baking dish; sprinkle the top with the remaining ½ cup mozzarella and ¼ cup parmesan.
  10. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for about 45 minutes, until browned on top and bubbly.

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