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MOZZARELLA PENNE Recipe

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This recipe for MOZZARELLA PENNE, by , is from The Ronemous Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynne Ronemous

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 TB olive oil
⅛ cup onion or 1 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. garlic
1 lb Italian Sausage
2 cans (15 oz ea) tomato sauce
1 TB oregano
2 tsp. basil
tsp. fennel seed
tsp. salt
pinch of red pepper flakes
pinch of nutmeg
1 lb penne pasta
3 TB butter
3 TB wondra flour
2 cups milk
grated mozzarella cheese
grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet heat your oil. Add onion and garlic, stir. Add sausage, breaking up well.

Add tomato sauce and spices, let simmer.

Fill a pot with water and set on high heat. Once boiling, add salt and pasta. Cook el dante.

To make Bechamel; On med-low heat, melt butter in a saucepan. When melted, add your flour and stir until smooth. Whisk continually until mixture is light golden brown, about 5 min. Add your milk a little bit at a time, stirring constantly until its thick. Add a pinch of salt.

Using a 9x13 pan, layer a small amount of red sauce from step 1 to the bottom of your pan. The layering process is as follows..Pasta, red sauce, bechamel then mozzarella. Do this a total of 3 times. Sprinkle more mozzarella and parmesan on top, to your liking.

Bake at 400 until golden and bubbly, about 20-30 minutes.

 

 

 

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