snappy cavatappi and cheese bake
 
wynn wasinger's casserole, which combined old-fashioned goodness with a 
southwestern kick, generated many "oohs" and "aahs." serves 4. 
 
1-1/2 cup  cavatappi
1 tsp  salt
2 Tbsp  butter
1/2 tsp  minced garlic
2 Tbsp  all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp  group black pepper
1-1/2 cup  half-and-half
1/2 cup  heavy cream
1-1/2 cup  shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1-1/2 cup  shredded jack cheese
  black pepper to taste
2 oz.  or 1/4 cup canned whole green chile peppers, drained and
  julienned
1/4 cup  prepared roasted red bell peppers, julienned
 
preheat oven to 350. bring water to boil in large pot. add cavatappi and 1 
teaspoon salt to boiling water and cook per package directions. when pasta 
is tender, drain but do not rinse. set aside. in a large heavy skillet 
melt butter over medium heat. add garlic and saute about 1 minute. stir in 
flour and pepper, and cook for one minute stirring constantly. add 
half-and-half a little at a time, continuing to stir constantly. add heavy 
cream. cook until bubbly and slightly thickened. add cheeses and stir 
until melted. taste and add salt or pepper as needed. using a wooden spoon 
gently stir in cavatappi, green chilies and red peppers. pour mixture into 
a lightly greased 2-quart ovenproof casserole. sprinkle paprika on top for 
color. bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until bubbly. remove from oven 
and let stand about 10 minutes before serving. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(ID: 73776) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Mon, Jul 18, 2005


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