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Horseradish Mac 'n' Cheddar With Bacon

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“From Everyday with Rachel Ray. This Mac 'n' cheese has a twist to it with the added horseradish and of course you can make this dish in 30 minutes, perfect for a busy weekday dinner.”
1 pasta dish

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the pasta and cook until just shy of al dente.
  2. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the bacon on a broiler pan until crisp, 25 to 30 minutes (I just use the ready cooked bacon and microwave it until it is crispy). Chop the bacon Preheat the broiler.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour for 1 minute, then wisk in the milk; season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook until reduced, about 5 minutes. Stir in 2 cups of cheese until melted, then remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the horseradish and teh bacon.
  4. In a casserole dish, combine the pasta with the sauce and top with parsley, scallions and remaining 1/2 cup cheese Broil until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve with a few pickles.

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