Gruyere Mac n Cheese and Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

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ingredients:
1/2 box macaroni noodles
2 T butter
1 T flour
2/3 cup cream
2/3 cup milk
7 oz package gruyere cheese
1 lb brussels sprouts
1/2 lemon
4 slices bacon
1/2 cup pure maple syrup

Recipe for the Mac: place half a box of pasta in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and then simmer until noodles are soft. Strain and remove from pan. In the same pan, melt 2T butter over medium low heat. Add 1T flour and whisk. Add 2/3 cup cream and 2/3 cup milk. Add a 7oz package of Gruyere (shredded) and stir until cheese melts. Add pasta back to pan and toss. For the sprouts: cut 1lb of Brussels sprouts in half and place in a freezer bag. Add the juice from 1/2 lemon, 4 pieces of cooked crispy and chopped bacon, and 1/2 cup pure maple syrup. Seal and shake to coat. Place in a small baking dish and bake at 425 for 20 mins. Stir, then broil for 3-5 minutes.

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2 Comments

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    GIRL. I’ve been DYING over this recipe but I need your help! How much is 1/2 box of macaroni noodles? How big is your box? Please please please tell me so I can make this recipe and put myself out of my misery! YUM!!!

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