Stovetop Apple-bacon Mac and Cheese

TRUROOTS
10Ingredients
35Minutes
510Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 pound thick cut bacon (cut into 1/2-inch slices)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup Santa Cruz Organic Apple Sauce
  • 8 ounces truRoots Ancient Grains Organic Elbows
  • 8 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika (plus additional for garnish)
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    Directions

    1. COOK bacon in large skillet over medium-high heat until bacon is crispy. Remove from skillet. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings. Cook shallots, flour, salt and pepper in reserved drippings over medium heat, stirring constantly.
    2. ADD milk, apple sauce and raw pasta. Cook on medium heat, stirring until mixture thickens, about 2 minutes. Turn off heat. Add cheese and paprika, mixing until well combined.
    3. TOP with crumbled bacon and sprinkle of smoked paprika. Cover with foil. Let stand on burner 15 to 20 minutes to allow pasta to soften.
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    NutritionView More

    510Calories
    Sodium53% DV1280mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein49% DV25g
    Carbs8% DV23g
    Fiber4% DV<1g
    Calories510Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol90mg30%
    Sodium1280mg53%
    Potassium490mg14%
    Protein25g49%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Sugars16g32%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C6%
    Calcium70%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.