Maclaren's Imperial Cheese and Macaroni

Recipe by Lori Mama
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 3 quart dutch oven, or equivalent with non stick spray and set aside.
  • In a medium sized pot, over medium high heat,.
  • fry bacon until just crisp.
  • Drain on paper towel.
  • Set aside.
  • Saute the mushrooms in the remaining bacon drippings until tender.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Add the butter to the pot and melt.
  • Stir in the garlic and onion.
  • Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Do not brown.
  • Heat the milk in the microwave on high until hot.
  • approximately 3 minutes.
  • Pour in the milk and whisk smooth.
  • Cook until it starts to thicken.
  • Add the cheese, mustard powder, salt & pepper to taste.
  • Mix until melted.
  • Combine the cooked macaroni, bacon, mushrooms and sauce.
  • Pour into the prepared casserole dish.
  • Toss together the butter and crumbs and sprinkle on top.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until bubbling.
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