Note: be sure to use your family's favorite cheese(s), and squeeze lots of vegetables into this great side dish. Since this is Thanksgiving week, consider serving it as a side with your feast. It's a delicious "left over" which can easily be served with turkey left overs as well. Here it is shown with Tilapia.
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tbsp salt
1 box ziti (pasta)
4 cups milk
1 stick butter
1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 cups grated fontaine cheese
4 cups grated extra sharp cheddar
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 strips of bacon, fried and crumbled (optional)
2 roma tomatoes, sliced (or however many needed to cover top of casserole)
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1. Chop and Prepare the Collards, cooking until tender as shown here. Saute onion in vegetable oil.
2. Prepare pasta according to box directions. Fry 2 strips of bacon on low heat until desired doneness.
6. While whisking, add hot milk and cook for 2 more minutes until thick and smooth.
Shown with Tilapia