Creamy Bacon Cavatappi
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Creamy Bacon Cavatappi

Creamy Bacon Cavatappi

with Broccoli and White Cheddar

Check out this decked out mac and cheese, for supper! A one-and-done dinner for the whole family with melty white cheddar, smoky bacon and wholesome broccoli.

Allergens:
Wheat
Milk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time8 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

100 g

Bacon Strips

170 g

Cavatappi

(Contains Wheat)

227 g

Broccoli

56 g

Yellow Onion, chopped

113 mL

Cream

(Contains Milk)

½ cup

White Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 tsp

Garlic Salt

(May contain Wheat, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Tree nuts)

1 unit(s)

Chicken Broth Concentrate

1 unit(s)

Cream Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp

All-Purpose Flour

(Contains Wheat)

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Nutrition Values

Calories970 kcal
Fat59 g
Saturated Fat31 g
Carbohydrate82 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein30 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium1440 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium700 mg
Calcium350 mg
Iron4 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Large Pot
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups
Colander
Slotted Spoon

Instructions

1

Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. While water comes to a boil, cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Cut bacon crosswise into __-inch strips.

2

Add cavatappi to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, 7-8min. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl). Reserve pasta water pre-broccoli or at the end? Add broccoli and cook, stirring occcasionally, until cavatappi and broccoli are tender, 1-2 min. Drain and return cavatappi and broccoli to the same pot, off heat.

3

While cavatappi cooks, heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add bacon. Cook, flipping occasionally, until crispy, 5-7 min.** Remove the pan from heat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Set aside.

4

Heat the pan with reserved bacon fat over medium. When hot, add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, __-__ min. Sprinkle garlic salt and flour over onions. Cook, stirring often, until onions are coated, 1 min. While whisking, gradually add cream. Whisk until smooth. Add cream cheese and broth concentrate. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring often, until cream cheese melts and sauce thickens slightly, __-__ min. Remove the pan from heat, then stir in cheese until melted, 1 min. Season with pepper.

5

Add reserved pasta water, sauce and half the bacon to the pot with cavatappi and broccoli. Stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper needed? Probably pretty salty.

6

Divide creamy bacon cavatappi between plates/bowls. Sprinkle remaining bacon over top.

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