Bacon and Pumpkin Pasta

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apples-green

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Total time:
90 min
Preparation:
15 min
Cooking:
75 min
Serves:
24

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Ingredients

500gBacon, lean, diced
1KgButternut pumpkin, diced
500SelectSalt
2SelectPepper
100gLight cheese, grated
1eachBrown onions, diced
100gButter
3LitreLight milk
2gPlain flour
750tspDijon mustard
tspThyme, dried
gPenne or macaroni pasta
SelectSpray light olive oil

Method

  1. Preheat Oven to 180 c
  2. Place pumpkin, bacon & onion on a lined tray with baking paper, spray with oil, season with salt & pepper and roast for 20 mins or until pumpkin is soft
  3. While pumpkin is cooking, cook pasta in boiling salted water
  4. Make cheese sauce, melt butter add flour till it forms a smooth roux, add milk slowly whisk constantly, season with salt, pepper and Dijon mustard whisk in half the grated cheese
  5. In a large bowl add cooked pumpkin mix, drained cooked pasta and cheese sauce, stir well
  6. Place into individual foil dishes sprinkle the remaining grated cheese bake for 20 minutesrn

Recipe description

Thank you to the team at Caloundra Christian College for sharing this recipe

Variations

Cheese sauce can be made in a thermomix to save time
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