Today I am posting a recipe I recently tried and its a spin on an old favorite…..Chicken and Bacon Baked Mac N Cheese!!! Here are the ingredients:
6 slices cooked bacon, cooked crispy
1 small bag elbow macaroni, cooked
2 pieces of boneless, skinless chicken
olive oil for dizzle
1/2 tsp paprika
1 large onion, sliced thinly
2 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup apple cider or chicken stock
2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons thyme
nutmeg, to taste
2 1/2 cups extra sharp white cheddar cheese, grated
chopped celery greens for garnish
Here are the instructions:
Preheat oven to 375. Arrange bacon on cookie sheet and bake until crisp, about 15 minutes. Chop and reserve.
Cook your pasta until al dente, and reserve.
In pan add oil and chopped chicken, add paprika and cook until chicken is done, set aside.
Melt butter in saucepan, add onions and cook until light golden brown and soft, about 15 minutes, add flour and stir for 1 minute.
Whisk in cider and milk