Bacon Mac and Cheese

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Bacon Mac and Cheese
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 50
  • Servings: 6-8
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About this Recipe

Macaroni and cheese in a velvety sauce laced with bacon bits and gooey cheese. Top it with bacon and bake it in the oven.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

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