The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant is famous for their delicious one of a kind cheesecakes. They are selling online on their website for anywhere from $25 to $50. Why not make your favorite at home for a lot less. Read on to find out how to make these restaurant copycat recipes in your kitchen. The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant has some very creative items on the menu some of their most popular are their signature pasta dishes. Read on to find out how to make your favorite entrees at home.
Cheesecake Factory Copycat Recipe
8 ounces dried spaghetti
1 cup frozen peas
4 slices bacon
2 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 (12 oz.) can evaporated low fat milk
2 tablespoons snipped fresh Italian parsley
grated Parmesan cheese
coarsely ground black pepper
Cook spaghetti according to package directions, add frozen peas for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving the cooking water; set aside
Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook bacon according to package directions. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Cool bacon; break bacon into bite-size pieces.
For sauce, in a small saucepan melt butter. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and the flour. Slowly whisk in the evaporated milk. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in turkey bacon pieces.
To Serve: Place spaghetti mixture in a large bowl. Pour sauce and 1/2 cup of the reserved cooking water over top. Toss gently to combine. Thin to desired consistency with more of the reserved cooking water. If desired, top with snipped parsley and additional grated Parmesan cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.