Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese
cooked pasta – elbows, spirals, penne – whatever you have leftover
shredded cheese – mix of cheddar and monteray jack
TBS dijon mustard
TBS dry sherry (optional)
cooked broccoli (or carrots or cauliflower or whatever you might have leftover)
panko bread crumbs
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Preheat oven to 350°
Spray an 8 x 8″ baking dish with cooking spray
Cut the bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp.
Melt the butter in a sauce pan. Add the flour and whisk until smooth. Add the mustard and salt. Slowly add the milk and stir until it starts to thicken.
Add 3 cups of cheese and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in the broccoli.
In a large bowl add the pasta, the cheese/broccoli sauce and 3/4 of the bacon
Add half to the baking dish, add the rest of the cheese and top with the remaining pasta mixture.
Sprinkle with the panko an remaining bacon.
Cook in the preheated oven for about an hour until bubbly.
Let rest for 10 minutes then serve.
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