Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Tomato

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Generously butter a 1/12 quart baking dish.
  • Add 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs; shake to coat dish evenly.
  • Heat large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Cook pasta until al dente, about 7 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Place in large bowl.
  • Melt butter in large saucepan.
  • Whisk inflour; cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  • Add nutmeg; cook 1 minute.
  • Whisk in milk all at once.
  • Heat to boil; simmer, stirring, 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat; stir in cheeses until melted.
  • Add sauce to pasta, mix well.
  • Spoon 1/2 mixture into prepared baking dish.
  • Add tomatoes and bacon in an even layer.
  • Top with remaining macaroni mixture.
  • Combine 1/2 cup of the remaining bread crumbs with olive oil in small bowl.
  • Sprinkle over macaroni.
  • Bake until golden and bubbly, about 45 minutes.
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