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Aelpler Macaroni (Swiss Alpen Macaroni)

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Introduction

This Swiss recipe was given to me by a very good friend that lived in Zurich for quite some time - he had this in a restaurant in Zurich and loved it so much he just had to find the recipe - he was given this copy by a Swiss friend.

This Swiss recipe was given to me by a very good friend that lived in Zurich for quite some time - he had this in a restaurant in Zurich and loved it so much he just had to find the recipe - he was given this copy by a Swiss friend.

Ingredients

Serves: MAKES 6 SERVINGS

Metric Cups
  • ¼ kilogram dry elbow macaroni
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • ¼ kilogram bacon
  • 2 medium onions Sliced across
  • 3 cloves garlic Diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 750 millilitres milk
  • 250 millilitres half & half
  • 1½ tablespoons cornflour
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley Chopped
  • 63 millilitres french bread crumbs
  • ½ pound dry elbow macaroni
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • ½ pound bacon
  • 2 medium onions Sliced across
  • 3 cloves garlic Diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 26⅓ fluid ounce milk
  • 8⅘ fluid ounce half & half
  • 1½ tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley Chopped
  • 2⅕ fluid ounce french bread crumbs

Method

Aelpler Macaroni (Swiss Alpen Macaroni) is a community recipe submitted by ReneK and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook the macaroni and potatoes separately until al dente. Set aside.
  • Cut the bacon into 1/2-inch strips across and cook until lightly crisp. Set aside.
  • Saute the onions and garlic in butter until caramelized and browned. Set aside.
  • Mix the milk, half & half, cornflour and parsley in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Layer half of the cooked macaroni, potatoes, cheese, bacon and onions in a 2-quart casserole.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the macaroni.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs on top of the macaroni and bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook the macaroni and potatoes separately until al dente. Set aside.
  • Cut the bacon into 1/2-inch strips across and cook until lightly crisp. Set aside.
  • Saute the onions and garlic in butter until caramelized and browned. Set aside.
  • Mix the milk, half & half, cornstarch and parsley in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Layer half of the cooked macaroni, potatoes, cheese, bacon and onions in a 2-quart casserole.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the macaroni.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs on top of the macaroni and bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes, until lightly browned.
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    What 1 Other has said

    • Hi - what cheese and how much? Thanks.

      Posted by oriser on 13th June 2015
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