Total Time
1hr
Prep 35 mins
Cook 25 mins

This carrot dish is so good, it has a bit of a "kick" to it because of the chili powder. It goes wonderful with anything, you will be making this often. The carrots can be made hours in advance even a day ahead to save time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook carrots until firm-tender; drain (do not over cook the carrots).
  3. Layer half of the carrots in the bottom of a greased 2-quart casserole dish.
  4. Layer half of the sliced cheese over the carrots.
  5. Repeat layers.
  6. To make sauce: saute onion until soft in butter for about 2 minutes.
  7. Add/whisk in flour, salt and chili powder (can add in pepper if desired).
  8. Cook, whisking for 1 minute.
  9. Add in half and half cream; stir until thick and smooth (about 1 minute).
  10. Pour the sauce over the carrot/cheese layer.
  11. In a bowl, combine bread crumbs and melted butter, sprinkle evenly over the mixture in the baking dish.
  12. Top/sprinkle with the bacon.
  13. Bake for about 25 minutes.

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