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Cauliflower, Pancetta and Pangratto Macaroni Bake

Cauliflower Macaroni Pasta Bake
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Recipe by: Perfect Italiano
perfectitaliano.com.au
Average: 3.8 (25 votes)
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Difficulty
Easy
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  15 Minutes
Cook:  40-45 Minutes
Makes:  1 large pasta bake
Serves:  6

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Cauliflower, Pancetta and Pangratto Macaroni Bake
Ingredients:
Cauliflower, Pancetta and Pangratto Macaroni Bake
Method:
Cauliflower, Pancetta and Pangratto Macaroni Bake
  1. Preheat the oven to 200
  2. Cook the macaroni in a large saucepan of boiling water until just tender, following the packet directions. Drain pasta and set aside
  3. Meanwhile, place 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a medium saucepan over a medium-high heat. Add the pancetta, and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden and crisp
  4. Transfer to a plate lined with paper
  5. Melt the butter in the saucepan. Add the flour, and stir for 1-2 minutes or until it begins to bubble
  6. Remove from the heat, and gradually add the milk to the mixture, stirring until smooth and combined
  7. Return to the heat and stir for 5 minutes or until the mixture boils and thickens. Stir in 1 cup of the Perfect Italiano Perfect Bakes cheese
  8. Roughly chop the pancetta into small pieces. Place the macaroni into a large heatproof bowl
  9. Add the cauliflower, cheese sauce, pancetta, and season with salt and pepper. Stir well until combined and then spoon into a large baking dish
  10. Toss the breadcrumbs with the olive oil and thyme leaves. Sprinkle the mixture over the pasta and finish with the remaining Perfect Italiano Perfect Bakes cheese
  11. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted golden brown
  12. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for a few minutes before serving
Tips & Hints:
  • Perfect served on its own or alongside grilled white fish or chicken.

Reviews for Cauliflower, Pancetta and Pangratto Macaroni Bake

3.76
Average: 3.8 (25 votes)