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Macaroni And Cheese with Bacon And Tomato

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Macaroni
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper; Freshly Ground
  • 1 tb Butter
  • 2 1/2 c Mornay Sauce; * See Below
  • 1/2 c Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tb Fresh Bread Crumbs
  • 4 sl Bacon; Good Quality
  • 2 Tomatoes; Sliced


2 1/2 c Milk
1 sm Onion; Peeled
1 sm Carrot; Peeled And Sliced
1 Bay Leaf
6 Peppercorns; Slightly
1 Blade Mace
1 Stalk Parsley
3 tb Butter
6 tb Flour
Salt And White Pepper
2 Egg Yolk
2 tb Cream
1/3 c Parmesan Cheese; Grated

1. Cook the macaroni for 7 minutes in boiling salted water to which a few
drops of oil have been added. Drain well.

2. Butter an ovenproof dish and prepare the sauce.

3. Mix the macaroni with the sauce and pour into the dish.

4. Sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese mixed with fresh bread crumbs.

5. Arrange the bacon slices on top of the macaroni alternately with tomato
slices. Bake for 15 20 minutes in the oven at 400 degrees or until bacon
is done.

*Mornay Sauce*

1. Pour milk into a saucepan. Add the onion cut into quarters with 2 slices
of carrot, bay leaf, peppercorns, mace and parsley stalk.

2. Cover and allow to heat on low heat without boiling for about 10
minutes. Remove from the heat an allow to infuse for an additional 10
minutes, covered.

3. Make a roux (a blend of butter and four) by melting the butter in a
saucepan. Do not allow the butter to brown. Add the flour and stir well
over a medium heat.

4. Gradually add the strained milk and stir briskly or whisk until a smooth
creamy sauce is made, season to taste.

5. Mix the egg yolks with the cream and add a little of the warmed sauce to
it to temper the yolks and cream before incorporating back into the sauce.

6. Lastly, fold in the grated parmesan cheese.

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