“A little blue cheese adds a slight tang to the dish. Use whatever variety of ham you prefer. From Saveur magazine.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease a 2-qt. baking pan with 1 tablespoons butter; set aside. Bring a 6-qt.pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta; cook until al dente. Drain pasta, rinse; set aside. Pulse bread into crumbs in food processor; mix with 4 tablespoons butter; set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 400°F Melt remaining butter in a 6-qt. pot over medium heat. Add thyme and onions; cook until soft, 6–8 minutes. Whisk in flour; cook 2–3 minutes. Whisk in milk and cream. Increase heat to medium-high; cook, whisking, until thick, 10–12 minutes. Whisk in salt, cheddar, ham, blue cheese, parsley, hot sauce, scallions, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir in pasta; add to pan; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake until bubbly, 30–40 minutes.

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