Tonight’s recipe is for Broccoli Bacon Mac and Cheese – a real bowl of comfort food. It might be a bit cheeky of me calling it Mac and Cheese as I’ve made it with fusilli pasta. None of the supermarkets near me stock gluten free macaroni – its odd as I thought that would be a popular choice.
I’ve made a simple dairy free cheese sauce and stirred through some pasta, smoked bacon and broccoli. An easy option to make for a quick, but tasty, week night meal.
Other Dinner Ideas
If you like this recipe for Gluten Free and Dairy Free Broccoli Bacon Mac & Cheese then you might like to try one of my other dinner recipes:
- Make a pasta bake with my Gluten Free and Dairy Free Chilli Beef Pasta
- Try out a risotto with Gluten Free and Dairy Free Roasted Tomato and Smoked Bacon Risotto
- Have some fish with my Gluten Free and Dairy Free Homemade Fish Finger Buns
- Have a vegetarian option with my Gluten Free and Dairy Free Cheese & Tomato Potato Bake
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Broccoli Bacon Mac & Cheese (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
Gluten Free and Dairy Free Broccoli Bacon Mac & Cheese is a twist on the traditional mac and cheese. It makes a quick week night meal.
Preheat the oven to 180 oC
Cook the pasta per the instructions on the packet and set aside
Place the olive oil in a shallow pan over a medium heat
Add the smoked bacon, brocolli, onion and garlic
Saute for about 7 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and the broccoli tender
Make the cheese sauce by placing the dairy free spread into a pan over a medium heat
Stir in the gluten free flour until it forms a smooth paste
Gradually pour in the dairy free milk and stir continuously until the sauce comes to the boil
Stir in 2/3 of the dairy free cheese and season with salt and pepper
Mix together the broccoli, cooked pasta and cheese sauce
Pour into a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese
Bake for 20 minutes