Pasta Shells in Double Cheese Sauce

Pasta Shells in Double Cheese Sauce Image by: Pasta Shells in Double Cheese Sauce Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2010

Ingredients

  • 12 oz small pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded old Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pot.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; stir in flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, salt, pepper, mustard, cayenne and nutmeg; cook, whisking, until thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat.

Stir in Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses until melted. Add to drained pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with green onion.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1056 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 675.0
  • Total fat 27 g
  • Potassium 330 mg
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Saturated fat 16 g
  • Total carbohydrate 75 g

%RDI

  • Iron 28.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 90.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 55.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 24.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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