"Dishes Done" Mac' n Cheese

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 50
  • Servings: 6-8

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This Macaroni and cheese in a velvety sauce laced with bacon bits, gooey cheese and topped with bacon is sure to get everyone in the household helping out.



3 cups (750 mL) Elbow macaroni
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup (60 mL) Butter
1/4 cup (60 mL) Flour
1 tbsp (5 mL) Mustard powder
3 1/2 cups (875 mL) Milk
1 tsp (5 mL) Worcestershire sauce
1 3/4 cups (425 mL) Grated Cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup (250 mL) Grated Asiago
6 Slices Maple Leaf® Bacon, cooked, cut in half
6 Slices Maple Leaf® Bacon, cooked and chopped
Salt and pepper


COOK macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water, about 8-9 minutes or until tender. Drain and reserve.

HEAT butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and mustard powder. Cook stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the milk until smooth. Season with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer gently for 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add 1 cup (250 mL) Cheddar and Asiago cheeses. Stir in the chopped bacon and the macaroni. Adjust seasoning.

SPOON mixture into 6-8 individual portion oven proof bowls. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar and top with bacon strips. - See more at: http://appehtite.ca/recipe/bacon-mac-and-cheese/918#sthash.uEWwOp9m.dpuf



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