Bacon Mushroom Mac and Cheese
- Preheat oven to 400° F.
- Boil pasta according to package directions, omitting oil, butter and salt. Reserve ¼ cup pasta water after pasta is done cooking.
- Cook turkey bacon in microwave according to package directions, cool slightly and roughly chop.
- In medium size pot heat 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil over medium low heat, add onion and garlic and sauté until onions are soft, but not brown. Add mushrooms, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning and pepper, cook for 2 minutes, add water and cook 2 more minutes.
- In a separate bowl, combine yogurt, mozzarella and parmesan. Add yogurt mixture, pasta water and pasta to mushroom mixture and stir to combine all ingredients. Remove from heat and transfer to oven safe 8x8 or 9x13 dish. Combine breadcrumbs, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning and 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle evenly over the top of mac and cheese. Bake for 10 minutes and serve.
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- Nutritional Analysis
- Per serving
- Calories Per Serving
- Total Fat
- 6.0 g
- Saturated Fat
- 2.0 g
- Trans Fat
- 0.0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat
- 0.5 g
- Monounsaturated Fat
- 2.0 g
- 14 mg
- 201 mg
- 21 g
- 3 g
- 11 g
Recipe copyright © 2015 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit heart.org/simplecooking.
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