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Pasta al quattro formaggi in a wooden bowl.

Pasta ai Quattro Formaggi

Four cheese is pasta is simple but oh so delicious and comforting!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 918kcal


  • 1 pound pasta any shape
  • 1/2 cup grated fontina
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • finely chopped parsley for garnish


  • Boil the pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta, reserving two cups of pasta water.
  • Rub the serving bowls with the peeled garlic.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. Pour the cream into the cooked and drained pasta and add the butter, cheeses, and salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine, adding reserved pasta water as needed to get the consistency you like. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve in the garlic rubbed bowls and sprinkle with parsley.


Calories: 918kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 334mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1655IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 465mg | Iron: 2.2mg