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Sun, Jan 07 2018 - 05:00 AM

Recipe of the Week

2018-01-07 07:51:54

Stovetop Smoked Gouda and Cheddar Fusilli


Prep Time: 25 Minutes


Total Time: 45 Minutes


Servings: 6






1 lb. fusilli pasta


8 oz. bacon, chopped


3 tablespoons all-purpose flour


2 cups milk


8 oz. cheddar cheese, grated


8 oz. smoked gouda cheese, grated


Salt and pepper


Fresh scallion, garnish


Cook pasta according to directions. When pasta is done, drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.


Wipe out pot and add chopped bacon to pot over low heat. Let bacon render out until the pieces are very crispy. Remove crispy bacon from pot with a slotted spoon. Add flour and whisk into bacon grease. Let cook on low for a few minutes to form a roux (should be a light tan color).


Add milk slowly to the roux, whisking constantly, to form a sauce. Once all milk is added to the pot, let thicken and add cheeses. Stir together to melt cheeses well. It should form a thick cheese sauce.


Stir in cooked pasta and most of the reserved crispy bacon. Season with salt and pepper.


Serve cheesy fusilli pasta garnished with a little crispy bacon and fresh scallion.

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praizeop2 - 1 year ago

This sounds LOVELY! Blessings ~ Sarah