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Bacon Mac & Cheese with Rosemary

Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
20 min

Difficulty
Easy

Servings
4

Cuisine Type

Cheese Types

Bacon Mac & Cheese with Rosemary

Recipe Description

Creamy, gooey, macaroni enhanced with Rosemary cheese and crispy bacon.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1 quart) heavy cream
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced, fried crisp and drained
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni or short hollow pasta. Cook according to package directions and  drained, reserving 3 teaspoons pasta water
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Burnett Dairy Rosemary Herb Cheese (Cheddar with Rosemary or Wood River Creamery with Rosemary) shredded
  • Chopped chives for garnish

Preparation

Place cream in large saucepan. Add salt and pepper. Bring to boil and keep at boil until reduced by half (be patient, this takes some time). Stir in bacon and pasta and simmer until hot; add the shredded rosemary herb cheese and 3 teaspoons pasta water. Stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with chopped chives. Serve immediately.

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