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Goat Cheese, Fig & Walnut Mac

Goat Cheese, Fig & Walnut Mac

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 499
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: to 10 mins
  • Cook: to 30 mins
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by 8 people

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 pound gemelli
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 4 - ounce log goat cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried figs, sliced
  • 1 cup chopped toasted walnuts

Directions

  1. Add milk and rosemary to a small lidded saucepan over low heat. Cover for 20 to 25 minutes, allowing herb to infuse. Remove rosemary sprig.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add gemelli. Cook 10 minutes, or as per package directions; drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour, whisking constantly for 2 minutes. Pour in infused milk, whisking until it comes to a boil. Simmer until thickened, about 3 minutes. Crumble in goat cheese, piece by piece, stirring until smooth. Add salt, figs, walnuts and cooked gemelli. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information for Goat Cheese, Fig & Walnut Mac

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 499 cal., 20 g total fat (8 g sat. fat), 27 mg chol., 287 mg sodium, 66 g carb. (5 g fiber), 19 g pro.

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