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Smoky Bacon and Cheddar Mac 'N' Cheese

Smoky Bacon and Cheddar Mac 'N' Cheese
Prep Time BG 20

Prep Time

minutes

Cook Time BG 10

Cook Time

minutes

Total Time BG 30

Total Time

minutes

Serving BG 6

Serving

size

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Colby jack cheese, grated - 2 cups whole or low fat milk
  • 8 oz elbow or spiral pasta, cooked & drained
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 3 drops liquid smoke
  • 4 slices crisp bacon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup Panko crumbs
  • a few strips of bacon 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, melt butter.
  3. Add flour to make a paste, and slowly stir the milk.
  4. Continue to cook until mixture thickens.
  5. Stir in liquid smoke, salt, pepper, and cheeses. Stir until cheese (reserving 1/2 cup) is melted and smooth.
  6. Add the pasta and star to coat evenly.
  7. Pour into a greased casserole dish.
  8. Top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and Panko crumbs.
  9. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes.
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