Macaroni with Cheese and Mushrooms

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Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

450 g (1 lb) straight macaroni
170 g (6 oz) spicy pancetta, chopped
Olive oil, as required
750 ml (3 cups / 230 g) mushrooms, sliced
500 ml (2 cups) 35% cream
1 package (180 g / 6.5 oz) sliced cheddar cheese, cut in strips
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Hot pepper flakes, to taste
30 ml (2 tbsp) chives, sliced thinly

Directions

  1. In a large pot, cook the macaroni al dente according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. In a large skillet, fry the pancetta until crisp. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add a drizzle of oil and sauté the mushrooms until all the liquid has evaporated. Add the pancetta, cream and cheddar.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the cheese is melted and the sauce is thick. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes.
  5. Add the macaroni and heat, stirring to coat well with sauce.
  6. Garnish with chives.
  7. Serve immediately.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2421

Macaroni with Cheese and Mushrooms
Macaroni with Cheese and Mushrooms