Lunch / Dinner
BLT Mac & Cheese
Nothing says delicious quite like rich macaroni and cheese. And you don’t have to spend time baking your meal — this one is all done on the stove top. Because the dish isn’t baked in the oven, it doesn’t get crispy on the top. To solve that problem, make a topping with bacon, tomatoes, and parsley. The sautéed bacon adds a crunch while the tomato gives the macaroni a fresh taste.
Cook macaroni in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions; drain.
Cook bacon in a saucepan until crisp, 6 minutes; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Add shallots to drippings and cook over medium heat until softened, 30 seconds.
Whisk flour into drippings and cook 1 minute. Whisk in ¼ cup wine. Whisk in milk to incorporate, then stir in Cheddar, Gouda, and Dijon until cheeses are melted. Stir in 2 Tbsp. wine and season with Tabasco, salt, and pepper. Stir in macaroni.
Combine tomato, parsley, and bacon. Top servings with tomato mixture.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 41%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 548mg 22%
Carbs 53g 17%
Fiber 2g 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.