Bacon and tomato macaroni and cheese

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Bacon and tomato macaroni and cheese

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 12

    ounces (3 cups) uncooked elbow macaroni

  • ¼

    cup LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil

  • 2

    tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • teaspoon ground red pepper

  • cups milk

  • 8

    ounces (2 cups) LAND O LAKES® American Cheese, shredded

  • 8

    ounces (2 cups) LAND O LAKES® Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded

  • 1

    medium (1 cup) tomato, seeded, chopped

  • 4

    slices (⅓ cup) crisply cooked bacon, crumbled

  • ¼

    cup coarsely chopped parsley

Directions

Crumbled bacon, if desired Directions Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Melt Butter with Olive Oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until sizzling; stir in flour, salt, nutmeg and ground red pepper. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly and very lightly browned (1 to 2 minutes). Add milk, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened (5 to 7 minutes). Add cheeses; stir until melted and sauce is smooth. Add cooked macaroni, tomato, 1/3 cup crumbled bacon and parsley; stir until well mixed. Garnish with additional crumbled bacon, if desired.


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