A nice fresh spin on mac and cheese.
1 Tbls of butter
1 Tbls of olive oil
1 pkg of sliced mushrooms
3oz of sliced prosciutto chopped into small dice
1/2 tsp of Italian seasoning
1/4 c of white wine
Heat oil and butter in a skillet. Add mushrooms and cook until slightly brown. Add prosciutto and Italian seasoning and saute 1 min. Add wine and cook until evaporated. Set aside.
Cook 3/4 lb of pasta- I use whole wheat orecchiette
2 tbls of butter
3 tbls of flour
1 garlic clove
2 c of half and half
1 1/2 c of Italian blend shredded cheese
1/2 c of parmesan
Melt butter in a stock pot, whisk in flour and cook 1 min. Grate in garlic and whisk in. Add the milk and whisk until thickened about 5 min. Off the heat add in your cheeses.
2 c of chopped fresh spinach
1 c of chopped fresh tomato
1/3 c of chopped fresh basil
When the pasta is done add it to the cheese sauce. Reserve 1 c of pasta liquid. Add your mushroom mixture and your add ins. Add pasta water to thin sauce to your taste.