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blt mac n cheese

a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Sinfully delightful, this mac n cheese has an elegant twist. Beast of all there’s no need to heat up the oven. source unknown

serves 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blt mac n cheese

  • 8 oz. dry elbow macaroni
  • 4 strips thin sliced bacon, diced
  • 2 tbsp. minced shallots
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups 2 % milk, warmed
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 oz. smoked gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. dry white wine
  • tabasco sauce, salt, pepper to taste
  • 1 roma tomato, seeded and diced
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh parsley

How To Make blt mac n cheese

  • 1
    Cook macaroni in pot of boiling salted water as pkg. directs. Drain.
  • 2
    Cook bacon in medium pan til crisp. Transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate; reserve drippings. Add shallots to drippings and cook over medium heat til softened, 30 seconds.
  • 3
    Whisk flour into drippings and cook 1 minute. Whisk in 1/4 cup wine. Whisk in milk to incorporate, then stir in cheddar, gouda and Dijon mustard til cheeses are melted. Stir in 2 Tbsp. wine and season with Tabasco salt and pepper. Stir in macaroni and divide between two serving dishes. Mix tomato, parsley and bacon, Garnish each serving with tomato topping. Serves 2

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