Homemade Mac & Cheese with Traditional Trecce

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Traditional Trecce, cooked al dente (about 7-9 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 3 cups Milk
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. Flour
  • 1/2 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 pinch Paprika

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. In saucepan, melt 1/4 cup Butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to make roux.
  3. Add Milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly until thickened.
  4. Stir in Cheeses and cook over low heat until melted and sauce is slightly thickened.
  5. Place Trecce in large casserole dish and pour sauce over it. Stir well.
  6. Melt 2 tbsp. Butter in skillet over medium heat. Add Bread Crumbs and brown. Spread over Pasta and Cheese to cover and sprinkle with Paprika.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes and serve hot.

Bourbon Mash Fettuccine in Creamy Parmesan Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Bourbon Mash Fettuccine, cooked al dente (6-8 minutes)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 4 tbsp. Butter
  • 4 tbs. Flour
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch Paprika

Directions:

  1. In a saucepan, melt Butter over medium heat.
  2. Stir in Flour to make a roux.
  3. Add Milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in Parmesan and cook over low heat until cheese is completely melted and sauce is a little thick.
  5. Put Bourbon Mash Fettuccine in large casserole dish and pour sauce over it. Stir well.*
  6. Sprinkle with a little paprika.

*Optional: add cooked Chicken, Carrots, Broccoli, Red Peppers etc.