Rich, creamy cheese sauce and tender bites of pasta sprinkled with cheddar and crushed salad croutons. Yum! Yum!
2 cups gemelli or spiral pasta
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups milk
8 ounces process cheese spread (Velveeta), cubed
1/2 cup cheddar cheese
1/2 cup crushed, seasoned salad croutons
Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain. In a large non-stick skillet, melt the butter or margarine over medium-high heat; stir in the flour until smooth.
Gradually add the milk; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in the process cheese until melted.
Add the drained pasta to the cheese mixture. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese and crushed salad croûtons. Makes 4 to 6 servings.