“a more adult version of the classic Mac & Cheese..... found in a magazine years ago.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta, drain and set aside.
  2. Cook bacon, cut into small pieces and set aside.
  3. Save bacon grease, add breadcrumbs and thyme. Toss over low heat and set aside.
  4. Melt butter in saucepan.
  5. Add flour, nutmeg and mustard and mix well.
  6. Whisk in milk in 1/2 cup increments.
  7. Whisk in shallots and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and add 98% of cheese.
  9. Stir in pasta and bacon and pour into cassarole dish or deep baking pan.
  10. Top with breadcrumbs and remaining cheese.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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