Havarti – Bacon Mac & Cheese
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Pasta
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Serves: Serves 2
 
This macaroni & cheese is nutty from both the Havarti cheese and freshly ground nutmeg, a must have in any cheese sauce.
Ingredients
  • ½ pound pasta (any shape), cooked and drained
  • ¼ cup chopped bacon
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 12 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup shredded Castello Havarti Cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. In a large saute pan, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove bacon but leave bacon fat drippings in pan.
  2. Add butter and flour and cook until a roux is formed, about 3 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the milk and all the seasonings. Once thickened, add cheese and chopped cilantro.
  4. Toss sauce with pasta and serve with crispy bacon and fresh cilantro on top.
Recipe by Cooking with Books at https://www.cookingwithbooks.net/2015/02/havarti-bacon-mac-cheese.html