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Havarti Dill Mac & Cheese with Pulled Pork

Havarti Dill Mac & Cheese with Pulled Pork

Slow cooked garlic pork over a creamy, tangy Mac & Cheese made with Havarti Dill Cheese.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Slow Cooker Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • ½ lb Bacon cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tsp Dill for garnish

For the Pork

  • lb Pork Roast
  • 1 cup Garlic Jelly see secondary recipe

For Mac & Cheese

  • lb Short Pasta Farfalle, elbows, shells, rotini, etc.
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • 2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cup Havarti Dill Cheese cut into ½ cubes

Instructions
 

  • Add Pork roast and garlic jelly to slow cooker and secure lid. Cook on high for 4 hours (or low for 6 hours).
  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Start water boiling for pasta.
  • Remove pork from slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon. Cook until crispy and remove to paper towel covered plate. Leave grease in pan and reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook as directed on package. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water. Return to pan (away from heat).
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add butter. Once melted, whisk in flour. Cook for 2 minutes then whisk in chicken broth. Cook for 3 minutes then whisk in heavy cream. Cook for 2 minutes then whisk in cheese. Continue stirring occasionally until cheese melted. Once fully melted, pour sauce over cooked pasta and stir to combine.
  • Add pulled pork to bacon grease and toss to evenly coat. Let cook, stirring regularly, for 5 minutes.
  • Place portion of pasta in a shallow bowl. Top with portion of pulled pork and then sprinkle with bacon and dill.
Keyword cheese, crockpot, Garlic, garlic jelly, mac & cheese, Pasta, pasta dishes, pork, pulled pork, slow cooker
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