Jalapeno and Bacon Mac n Cheese Recipe

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16 oz macaroni – cooked simultaneously to be added when sauce is finished

1 lb Bacon diced, cooked, and drained

1 stick butter

4-6 diced Jalapenos

tsp salt

tsp pepper

1/2 cup flour

3 1/2 cups milk

24oz cheddar set aside 8oz for the topping

*Cook pasta and drain, plan for pasta to be ready around same time as sauce.  Dice and cook bacon, then drain and set aside until last step of sauce also.

-melt the butter and saute the jalapeno with salt and pepper

-once jalapeno is soft, add flour while stirring until a brown formed roux

-add milk and whisk until smooth

-bring just to a boil while stirring and remove from heat

-slowly stir in 160z of the cheese until smooth

-stir in bacon

-add to cooked macaroni and stir until well mixed

-pour into baking dish, cover with the rest of the cheese. and bake uncovered for 30 minutes at 350 degrees until bubbly around edges and browning on top

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