Macaroni and Fontina Cheese

Recipe by JoJoStar
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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