Cheesy Pasta, Leek and Bacon Bake

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the pasta in boiling water until al-dente and drain.
  • Meanwhile saute the leeks, bacon and mushrooms in a pan until soft and cooked. Put to one side. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Melt the butter in a pan and add the garlic clove taking care not to let it.
  • start to burn. Add the flour bit by bit to create a roux (paste).
  • Bit by bit add the milk stirring all the time (you might want to change to a whisk) until you have a smooth white sauce. Add 3/4 of the grated cheese and the mustard and stir until melted.
  • Stir the leek mixture and the cooked pasta into the cheese sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour into a baking dish, top with the remaining cheese and sliced tomatoes and spinkle with herbs.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-30 mintues until hot and bubbling.
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