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By ellenbalizabeth

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (66 Votes)
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Servings 4

  • BEECHER'S FLAGSHIP CHEESE SAUCE (makes 4 cups):
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 cups Beecher’s Flagship Cheese Sauce (see below)
  • 1 ounce Cheddar, grated
  • 1 ounce Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 14 ounces semi-hard cheese, like Cheddar, grated
  • 2 ounces grated semi-soft cheese, like Gorgonzola
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

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