I named this recipe 5P Mac & Cheese because it’s made with porcinis, pancetta, Parmesan, pasta and panko. Serve it with something green and refreshing – a simple arugula salad tossed with a lemon vinaigrette would help cleanse the palate.
5P Mac & Cheese Tips:
- When you think the pasta is almost done, drain it – the pasta will continue to cook in the oven. I usually set a timer for a minute less than what the package instructs.
- Any type of dried mushrooms for porcini mushrooms
- Prosciutto, kielbasa or cooked bacon for pancetta
- Any type of pasta for penne
- Bread crumbs for panko