Baked Mac & Cheese with Bacon, Mushroom & Onion Filling 

Description

Delicious fusilli pasta mixed with fried bacon, onions and mushrooms, baked in a rich creamy cheese sauce.

 

 

Serves: 6

 

Prep time: 40 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

 

 

Ingredients

Pasta: 

2 medium onions, chopped

400 g mushrooms, chopped

345 g unsmoked bacon, chopped

700 g fusilli pasta

salt to taste

seaon all to taste

2 tbsp vegetable oil

 

Cheese sauce:

see link below for ingredients 

 

Instructions

 

1. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 15-20 minutes (add salt to taste). 

 

2. Whilst the pasta is cooking, heat the vegetable oil on high heat in a frying pan, then cook the bacon for 10 minutes. Add in the onions and mushrooms, then season with season all (or salt & pepper) to taste. Cook for 10 minutes with occasional stirring. 

 

3. Drain the pasta, then pour into a heatproof oven dish. Add the cooked onion, bacon and mushrooms to the pasta using a slotted spoon (to ensure you drain off any excess oil), then mix the ingredients together.

 

4. Pour cheese sauce over the pasta (see link below for the perfect cheese sauce recipe),

 

5. Mix together the pasta and cheese sauce with a spoon. Sprinkle a handful of cheese for the topping. Place in oven at 180 degree celsius for 30 minutes. Leave to stand for 10 minutes before serving. 

 

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