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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8-10
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • 500 g - SPAR macaroni
  • 1 x 250 g - packet SPAR bacon
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) - butter
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) - cake wheat flour
  • 750 ml (3 cups) - SPAR milk
  • 500 ml (2 cups) - grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2,5 ml (½ tsp) - Tabasco sauce
  • 50 ml - SPAR tomato paste
  • 10 ml (2 tsp) - salt
  • - Pinch of pepper

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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