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Childhood Memory Pasta

September  7, 2022
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Photo by Doris
  • Prep time 1 hour
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 6-8
Author Notes

This is recipe reminiscent of my mom, Emily leftover pasta dish. It was always based on the leftovers on hand. It was a great way to use up stale crackers , and assorted cheeses. You can make it your own by incorporating your leftovers. —Doris

What You'll Need
  • Pasta Part
  • 12-16 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 -2 tablespoons salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter or oil
  • Custard cheese milk mixture
  • 3- 5 eggs
  • 3 cups milk product , plant based is fine, yogurt , thin downed sour cream
  • 4-24 ounces cheese, grated
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • bread, tostado, cracker, or chip crumbs
  • additional fat for greasing pan
  1. Pasta Part
  2. the day before boil pasta cooking al dente if possible, drain ,
  3. Toss with butter or oil, Chill overnight
  1. Custard cheese milk mixture
  2. the next day line a 9 " by 13' baking pan with parchment or foil and grease preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  3. in a large bowl, mix half of the cheese with the pasta. Place in lined pan, Use the empty bowl to stir the milk and eggs together until the mixture is uniform in color. Pour over the pasta, top with remaining cheese. top with crumbs
  4. bake until golden brown and bubbly, 30 minutes

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