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BLT Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca McArthur

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 C water
1/2 C bacon bits, divided
2 C (4 oz.) sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 C (1 oz.) grated Parmesan cheese
4 oz. cream cheese
1 lb. uncooked pasta - cellentani or cavatappi is good
1 t salt
1/2 t pepper
1 large leek or 6 green onions
3 large Roma tomatoes, divided

Directions:
Directions:

Bring water to a boil in a large stockpot.

Grate cheddar and Parmesan.

Add pasta, cream cheese, grated cheeses, salt and pepper to boiling water. Cover and simmer vigorously for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

As pasta cooks, slice leek or green onion into small pieces. Stir into pasta mixture and cook uncovered 5-7 minutes.

While mixture cooks, dice tomatoes (reserve 1/4 C for garnish). Remove pot from heat and stir in tomatoes and bacon bits (reserve 1/4 C). Serve with reserved tomatoes and bacon bits.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a family favorite!

 

 

 

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