Recipe Test Tacos

  • 4 C. Fully Cooked Bowtie Pasta
  • 2 oz. bacon bits (with some reserved for topping)
  • 1/2 C. italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 t. paprika
  • 12 oz. of amber ale
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 T. butter
  • 4 T. flour
  • parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375 F and then in a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  • Once the butter is melted whisk in flour. Cook until the mixture is bubbly and golden in color, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Whisk the mixture while adding milk and beer.
  • Then add cheese and stir until melted. To thicken cheese sauce, let the mixture come to a low boil , stirring frequently. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Add pepper & paprika, then pour mixture over bowties and into a greased casserole dish, add bacon and stir.
  • Top with bread crumbs. Bake for 30 mins. Remove from oven, sprinkle with parsley and remaining bacon bits. Enjoy!

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