https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26080/french-mac-n-cheese

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The French are known for their cheese, so you can bet this cheesy dish will be true delight! Bon appetit!

Ingredients

  • ½ small brown onion, finely diced

  • 1 clove garlic, finely diced

  • 300g bacon, diced

  • 175g butter

  • 175g plain flour

  • 300ml full-cream milk

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

  • ½ tsp salt

  • ½ tsp ground pepper

  • 200g grated comte cheese

  • 200g shredded mozzarella

  • 750g elbow pasta

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

  • 2.

    Cook pasta in salted boiling water for 12 minutes, drain and allow to cool.

  • 3.

    In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour, garlic and onion. Cook for one minute, add milk and stir. Cook for 15 minutes until thickened.

  • 4.

    Add mustard and cheeses and stir.

  • 5.

    In a separate pan, fry diced bacon for a few minutes until cooked.

  • 6.

    In a baking dish add cooked pasta, white sauce and bacon and stir until well mixed.

  • 7.

    Top with additional cheese and bake in the oven for 15 minutes until the top is a golden colour.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 1256kj
  • Fat Total 66g
  • Saturated Fat 33g
  • Protein 43g
  • Carbohydrate 120g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Sodium 821mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

If you don't have the time to cook this one, you can order it from Gourmet Dinner Service and they will bring it to your door.

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