Mushroom and Swiss Mac & Cheese

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Linda Pulley

By
@Linda619

I got this recipe from one of my many personal cookbooks. I automatically knew this would be a hit and family favorite. Great for gatherings, parties or an excellent side dish!

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Serves:
8
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    of penne pasta or pasta of yoour choice
  • 8 oz
    chopped mushrooms
  • 1 small
    chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • 1
    minced garlic clove
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter
  • 8 oz
    package of cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 1/4 c
    half and half cream
  • 2 1/2 c
    shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 6
    bacon strips cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 c
    bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced parsley
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Mushroom and Swiss Mac & Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook the bacon, crumble it then set it aside. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile in a large skillet , sauté the mushrooms and onion in 2 tablespoons of butter and 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil until they are tender. Add the garlic and cook an additional 1 minute then set aside.
  2. For the sauce, melt the 5 tablespoons of butter. Stir in the cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add the milk and the half and half cream. Heat through then stir in the cheeses and the salt and pepper until well blended. Stir in the cook crumbled bacon.
  3. Drain pasta; toss with the mushroom mixture and the sauce mixture. Transfer to a 9x13 baking dish.
  4. Combine the bread crumbs, parsley and 2 tablespoons of melted butter; sprinkle over mixture. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.

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About Mushroom and Swiss Mac & Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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