Recipe courtesy of Nadia G
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr
Yield:
4 Servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Parboil the rotini pasta in boiling salted water for 8 minutes, and strain.

Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add the sliced onions and a pinch of sea salt to the pan and saute for 8 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low and saute for another 35 minutes, or until caramelized.

Render the sausage in a dry pan over medium heat for 10 minutes, until crispy bits form. Add milk, half-and- half, caramelized onions, sea salt, and ground pepper and bring to a boil. The second the mixture starts to boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, add the Cheddar cheese, Friulano cheese, and bay leaf and stir until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

In a bowl, mix the cooked rotini pasta with the cheese sauce and transfer into a baking dish. Top with the panko bread crumbs, drizzle with melted butter and broil for a few minutes, or until the panko is golden brown and the edges crisp up.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Baked Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Crispy Baked 'Fried' Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Cat Cora

Cinnamon Baked French Toast

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Cheese Bombs

Cream Cheese Flan

Recipe courtesy of Jo Gonzalez-Hastings

Gina's Pimento Cheese Cakes

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.