- Herb & Garlic Mac & Cheese
Herb & Garlic Mac & Cheese
Meal Tags: Dinner
Dietary Tags: Egg-free, Nut-free, Pescatarian, Vegetarian
- 1 lb dried fusilli pasta
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 shallot, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1 cup crumbled goat cheese
- 4 green onions, sliced
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until it is al dente, about 9 to 10 minutes.
While the pasta is cooking, in a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the shallot and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the shallot becomes translucent, about 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in the cream and 1/2 cup of the pasta water. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Stir in the goat cheeese until it the mixture is smooth, aboout 1 to 2 minutes. Once smooth, transfer the pasta into the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the green onions, parsley, and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.