Macaroni and Blue Cheese

"Very rich taste and unique twist on an old favorite. Goes quite well served with a grilled steak or chicken breast. A wonderful recipe given to me by my dear friend (and great cook) Amy."
 
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photo by Marg CaymanDesigns
photo by Marg CaymanDesigns photo by Marg CaymanDesigns
photo by Marg CaymanDesigns photo by Marg CaymanDesigns
Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350* and butter 13x9 glass baking dish.
  • Cook pasta (about 8 min) and drain.
  • Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium to low heat, then add flour and cook 1 minute stirring constantly (do not allow to brown).
  • Gradually whisk in cream and milk and simmer until mixture thickens slightly, whisking occasionally (about 3 minutes).
  • Reduce heat to low and add grated cheddar cheese and only 1 cup blue cheese.
  • Whisk about 2 minutes or when cheese starts to melt, then flavor with salt and pepper.
  • Add cooked pasta to sauce, stirring to coat, and transfer mixture to 13x9 dish.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup blue cheese and bake about 25 minutes or until sauce begins to bubble.
  • Sprinkle with chives and serve- enjoy!

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Reviews

  1. casalococanines_118
    I added 2 cups of King Crab and mushrooms, So Delicious!!
     
  2. Shannon Cooks
    I made this because I was craving some blue cheese. Pretty good but needs more blue cheese because I could not taste it at all! (and I used 1 3/4 cups)
     
  3. heather.elmer
    Fantastic recipe! I'm not a blue cheese fan, but I LOVED this delicious, creamy pasta!
     
  4. FLKeysJen
    For blue cheese addicts like me, it doesn't get any better! I agree with Chef#296809 that the nutrition facts are misleading so re-posted with some low-fat modifications: see Recipe #227172.
     
  5. twissis
    Very rich & tasty is right! This is some of the best "comfort food" I have tasted in a long time & I found myself searching for the 10* rating again! I made a half recipe just as written except I did add about 1/4 cup extra milk when it appeared the mixture might be too dry when baked & it was *PERFECT* We were hungry & ate heartily, but even a half recipe made more than 4 generous servings. IMO this generously serves at least 8 & surely is part of the reason the Nutrition Facts are startling. TY for sharing this sensational taste treat w/us. :-)
     
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