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Spaghetti with Four Cheeses

This creamy and cheesy spaghetti dish is my mainstay whenever company's coming. The recipe, handed down from my aunt, is on the table in 30 minutes. As cook and hostess, I never feel hurried preparing this meal. —Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheeses until melted.
  • Drain spaghetti; toss with cheese sauce and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 462 calories, 27g fat (17g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 577mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

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  • krox722
    Jun 22, 2019

    Was able to get all the cheeses and prepared as directed. Delicious, will make this recipe often.

  • TexasCookie
    Jan 6, 2012

    Super simple recipe with delicious results. A big hit at our house. We did substitute the prepackaged Sargento Six Cheese Italian Blend in the amounts called for in the recipe because our local grocery store did not carry Fontina on its own. Still turned out great.

  • nebben
    Apr 5, 2010

    Made this with ham for Easter and was great. Used penne pasta instead of spaghetti and everyone loved it. Will make again!!!