8-10 servings Prep: 20 mins, Cooking: 30 mins

By Spar April 07 2020
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Ingredients (10)

500 g macaroni
1 x 250 g bacon
60 ml (¼ cup) butter
60 ml (¼ cup) flour — cake wheat
750 ml (3 cups) milk
500 ml (2 cups) cheddar cheese — grated
2,5 ml (½ tsp) Tabasco sauce
50 ml spar tomato paste
10 ml (2 tsp) salt
freshly ground black pepper
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1 Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a 30 x 20 x 5 cm ovenproof dish.  

2 Cook the macaroni in salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside.

3 Cut the bacon in smaller pieces and fry until crisp.

4 To make a white sauce, melt the butter in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Whisk in the flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

5 Add the macaroni and bacon to the white sauce. Add half the cheese and the rest of the ingredients. 

6 Place in the ovenproof dish and sprinkle over the rest of the cheese.

7 Bake for 30 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

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