Bacon 'N Swiss Mac 'N Cheese
Make your meals hearty, crispy, and delicious with the great taste of Farmland Bacon.
1 lb of penne pasta
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
1 1/2 cups of buttermilk
1/4 cup of chicken broth
2 tablespoons of flour
1 1/2 cups of Swiss cheese
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon of dried basil
4 slices of Farmland® Hickory Smoked Bacon
1. In a large pot boil salted water and cook pasta for 8 minutes then drain and set aside.
2. In a bowl mix the milk, broth and flour and whisk until flour is dissolved. Then pour the milk mixture, garlic powder, basil, thyme, and a pinch of salt and pepper into a sauce pan sprayed with cooking spray and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until milk begins to thicken. Then add the swiss cheese, and parmesan cheese and continue to stir until cheese is melted (around 3 minutes).
3. In a small pan sprayed with cooking spray cook the bacon pieces over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until crispy. Then set bacon aside on a plate lined with a paper towel.
4. Combine the pasta and cheese sauce and toss well. Then top with bacon pieces and serve.