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Rotini with a homemade cheese sauce? Bacon? Your little ones won't notice they're eating spinach when they dig into this delicious side.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2009

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Credit: Jennifer Davick, Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke, Sissy Lamerton

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prep:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare pasta according to package directions.

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  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Gradually whisk in flour until smooth; cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and next 3 ingredients; cook, whisking constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.

  • Gradually stir in Cheddar cheese, stirring until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Stir in bacon, spinach, and hot cooked pasta. Serve immediately.

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