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One Pot Three Cheese Pasta


One Pot Three Cheese Pasta

Easy one pot pasta made with colorful pasta shells, three cheeses, and a crunchy panko topping!
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  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 16 oz pasta shells
  • 3 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp sea salt more or less to taste
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper more or less to taste
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, freshly grated and divided
  • 1 cup Monterrey Jack cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 cup mild cheddar cheese, freshly grated


  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted


  • In a deep skillet or heavy bottom pot add pasta, garlic, cheeses (reserve 1/2 cup of sharp cheddar cheese), spices, butter, broth and milk.
  • Give everything a stir and cover.
  • On medium-high heat bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 8-10. Half way through cooking give it a good stir to make sure the pasta does not stick together. Cover and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until pasta is cooked.
  • Stir in reserved cheese. You may want to add a splash of milk if it needs a little more liquid. Smooth out the top.
  • In a small bowl and bread crumbs and butter. Mix until the bread crumbs are moist from the butter.
  • Top the pasta. Place on broil for 2-3 minutes until the top has browned.
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