Cheese with Bacon and Pasta

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Oct. 10, 2011

Ingredients

Penne 12 Ounce
Bacon 8 Ounce
Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Medium cheddar cheese 8 Ounce , shredded (2 cups)
Dijon mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Black pepper To Taste , freshly grated

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Cook pasta according to package directions.

2) Drain the pasta.

MAKING

3) Meanwhile, cook bacon, drain on paper towels and crumble.

4) About half way through cooking time for pasta, in a heavy saicepan, heat cream.

5) When hot, reduce heat to low and add a small amount of cheese and stir until melted.

6) Continue cooking the sauce until all the cheese is melted and sauce is smooth.

7) Add Dijon mustard and pepper.

8) In a latge deep serving bowl, place pasta.

9) Pour cheese sauce over the top and sprinkle with bacon.

SERVING

10) Serve the bacon pasta with garlic bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3243Calories from Fat 1679

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 189 g290.8%

Saturated Fat 110 g550%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2685 mg111.88%

Total Carbohydrates 257 g85.7%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 115 g230%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet