Broccoli And Bacon Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Broccoli And Bacon Mac And Cheese

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

everyone loves how i make this mac and cheese it's good with the broccoli in it


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
penne pasta
4 slice
thick bacon, cut into small pieces
1 1/2
crowns broccoli, cut into florets
1/2 c
yogurt, plain
dash of hot sauce
4 oz
fontina cheese, shredded
4 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saute pan, cook the bacon to a crisp and then transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
2
Cook macaroni pasta in salted water according to package directions, until al dente.
3
Reserve 1 cup pasta water before draining the pasta.
4
Drain the pasta water into a second pot and return the pot to the stove top.
5
Add the broccoli to the hot water and cook over medium high for 3 to 4 minutes, until fork tender and then drain.
6
While the broccoli is cooking, transfer the pasta to a large bowl.
7
Add 1/4 cup pasta water, the yogurt, a few dashes of hot sauce and 1/3 cup of the grated cheese and stir until the cheese has melted.
8
Stir in remaining cheese, one small handful at a time to prevent clumping.
9
Add additional pasta water as necessary to thin the cheese sauce.
10
Season with salt and pepper. Add the broccoli and bacon, mix well and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids