TRIPLE CHEESE MOSTACCIOLI BAKE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This delectable-looking recipe comes from the back of a box of mostaccioli. Sometimes those are the best recipes!
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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
mostaccioli, uncooked
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
basil leaves
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
4 1/2 c
milk
2 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 c
shredded swiss cheese

Step-By-Step

1Cook pasta according to package directions.
2In a large saucepan, melt butter, stir in flour, basil, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in milk. Over medium heat, cook and stir until mixture thickens and bubbles; remove from heat.
3Add 1 cup of the cheddar cheese and the Parmesan cheese; mix well. Stir in cooked pasta.
4Spoon half the pasta mixture into a greased 13x9" baking dish; top with Swiss cheese, and then remaining pasta mixture. Cover and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
5Uncover, immediately top with remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy