Prep:  10 minutes
Cook:  35 minutes
Serves:  6
Average: 4.4 (19 votes)
Recipe by: Devondale
Add some bacon and pumpkin chunks to this mac 'n' cheese recipe. Enjoy with a side salad.
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Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese
Cheese Bechamel Sauce
Bacon and Pumpkin Macaroni
Cheese Bechamel Sauce
  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Slowly add the flour, until combined
  2. Add milk and whisk constantly until the sauce is well combined. Cook and continue to stir for another 5 minutes until the sauce is thick and glossy and coats the back of a wooden spoon
  3. Stir through the cheese and mustard. Season to taste. Set aside, keeping warm
Bacon and Pumpkin Macaroni
  1. Pre-heat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced)
  2. Add pumpkin to a baking paper covered oven tray. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to the oven for 20 minutes or until soft
  3. Meanwhile, pan-fry the bacon until golden and crisp, set aside
  4. Cook macaroni according to packet instructions. Drain and transfer back to the pot
  5. Pour bechamel sauce over macaroni and stir with a wooden spoon. Add cooked pumpkin, bacon and chives. Stir to combine
  6. Transfer macaroni to a grease proof, 8 cup capacity baking dish. Top with extra cheese and bake for 25 minutes or until golden and bubbling. Serve
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