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Peppered Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

Peppered Bacon Mac n’ Cheese
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Peppered Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

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Cheesy, creamy, bacon-y goodness!

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Bake Loveless Cafe Peppered bacon according to package instructions, cool and chop into small pieces.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Grease a 9 x 13 casserole dish, set aside.
  3. Cook the elbow macaroni in a stockpot of boiling salted water. For creamy mac n’ cheese, be sure to cook the pasta until limp, not al dente. Drain water from cooked macaroni.
  4. Pour the drained macaroni into the rectangle greased casserole dish,set aside.
  5. In a heavy saucepan heat the butter over medium heat. Add the flour and stir to make a roux and stir until very lightly browned.
  6. Heat the milk in another heavy bottom pan over medium heat and whisk in the roux and bring to a boil to thicken the sauce.
  7. Add the salt, cayenne and cheeses and remove from heat. Blend well until all cheese is dissolved.
  8. Add the cooked chopped bacon reserving ¼ cup for garnish on top when you remove from oven.
  9. Pour the cheese sauce over the cooked macaroni and mix well.
  10. Bake for 10-15 minutes, remove from oven, garnish with reserved bacon and serve.