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Asparagus Prosciutto Mac and Cheese

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Asparagus Prosciutto Mac and Cheese is filled with spring flavor and TWO Roth favorites: Havarti and Grand Cru® — ready in just 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound elbow macaroni noodles
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 8 spears asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup prosciutto, thinly sliced and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups half & half
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) Roth Original Havarti cheese
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) Roth Grand Cru® cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (optional)

Method

  1. Cook pasta noodles until al dente, then drain and set aside.
  2. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter, garlic, and onions. Sauté 3 minutes, or until onions are softened.
  3. Add asparagus and prosciutto, and sauté for an additional 3 minutes.
  4. Combine half & half and cornstarch in a separate bowl.
  5. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in half & half mixture, and bring to a light simmer until sauce starts to thicken.
  6. Slowly add both cheeses one handful at a time until fully melted and incorporated into the sauce. Stir in cooked pasta and heat throughout. Garnish with pine nuts, if desired.