This mac and cheese is sure to be a family favorite! Made from 99% THRIVE food storage ingredients you can enjoy this meal anytime.
1 1/4 Cup THRIVE Elbow Noodles
1 Cup THRIVE Freeze Dried Mozzarella Cheese*
1/4 Cup THRIVE Freeze Monterrey Jack Cheese*
1 Tbs THRIVE Freeze Dried Green Onions
1 Cup THRIVE Freeze Dried Granny Smith Apples* (broken into 1/2" pieces)
1 1/2 Cup THRIVE Instant Milk*
6 Slices Bacon
2 Tbs Flour
2 Tbs Butter
Salt & Pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large pan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove and lay on a paper towel lined plate. Remove all but 1 tbs of grease, add apples and cook, stirring frequently until browned, set aside.
Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water for 5-6 minutes and drain. In a medium sauce pan melt butter over medium heat then stir in flour. Once blended add in milk and whisk until thickened 5-7 minutes. Once thickened add cheese and whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
Combine all ingredients into a 9" square baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. You can top with extra cheese or bacon crumbles.