Two-Cheese Linguine Recipe
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Two-Cheese Linguine Recipe

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An easy cheese sauce turns ordinary pasta into a special side dish that's the perfect accompaniment to the steaks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 package (7 ounces) linguine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 775 calories, 32g fat (19g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 832mg sodium, 92g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 33g protein .


  1. Cook linguine according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a skillet over low heat, melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Combine cheeses; toss with lemon juice. Add to the sauce; stir until cheese begins to melt. Drain linguine; add the cheese sauce and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Two-Cheese Linguine in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p10

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Lou Ann Shaffer 253532
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2016

"I have made this many times, I lost my dinner for two issue that's why I am on your page

thanks for being here"

MaryLou2004 26092
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"This was a pretty good recipe. Nice & cheesey! Very quick!"

juicyfruit007 25729
Reviewed May. 5, 2011

"Surely there is something off about the mozzarella cheese measurement -- 3/4 cup usually does not equal 6 oz. It would be more like 3 oz, since an 8 oz package of cheese usually makes 2 cups. So that threw me off and made me question all of the other measurements in the recipe, plus I wanted to make a little more than the recipe called for, so my measurements and proportions weren't exactly as written. I think I ended up with too much linguine in particular. But, it was good. Not sure if I'll make it again."

johnsen 71743
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2010

"very good"

Amy1 25724
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2010

"This is a show stopper. Make sure that you don't rinse the noodles after you boil them though. The sauce will definitely not be as good. I pair this dish up with Pecan Crusted Salmon (found on this website) (the recipe with brown sugar)."

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