Grilled Cheese And Bacon Pasta Casserole Recipe

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Grilled Cheese and Bacon Pasta Casserole

raymond spencer

By
@clownman70360

i create this recipe for grilled cheese sandwich fans,it filled with grilled cheese sandwich bits


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Serves:

8

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese
1 1/2 c
grilled cheese sandwich bits (about 3 thick sandwiches)
1 lb
penne pasta
1 lb
thick sliced bacon,cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 c
butter
1
carrot,chopped
1/3 c
all purpose flour
4 c
milk
1 tsp
dried basil leaves
1 tsp
seasoned pepper
3/4 c
crumbled blue cheese
3 1/2 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese,divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish,and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese around the inside of the dish.Add grilled cheese sandwich bits,mix well.
2
Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil.Once the water is boiling,stir in the penne,and return to a boil.Cook the penne uncovered,
stirring occasionally,until pasta has cooked through,but is still firm to the bite,about 11 minutes.Drain well in a colander set in the sink.
3
Place the bacon pieces into a large,deep skillet,and cook medium-high heat,stirring occasionally,until evenly browned,about 10 minutes.Drain the bacon slices
on a paper towel-lined plate.Retain 1/4 cup of bacon drippings.Set the bacon pieces aside.
4
Melt butter and bacon drippings together in a large saucepan over medium heat,about cook and stir in carrot,about 5 minutes.Whisk in the flour,stirring frequently,until the mixture forms a smooth paste.
Whisk in the milk,a little at a time,and bring the mixture to a simmer,whisking constantly until thickened.Stir in the basil and seasoned pepper,and then whisk in 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese and 3 cup cheddar cheese,stirring constantly until the cheeses has melted and the sauce is smooth and thick.
5
Stir the cooked penne pasta into the cheese sauce,then lightly mix in the cooked bacon.Spread the mixture into
the prepared dish and sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheddar cheese over the top.Cover the dish with foil.Bake in the preheated oven until the pasta is hot and bubbling,about 25 minutes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cheese