Cook pasta in plenty of salted, boiling water according to package instructions for approx. 5 – 7 min. Drain and set aside.
Preheat oven to 180°C/ 356°F. Dice bacon into small pieces.
Render bacon in a frying pan and set aside.
- 50 g butter
- 50 g flour
- 400 ml milk
- ½ tsp ground nutmeg
- saucepan (large)
- cooking spoon
In a saucepan, melt butter, add flour, and stir until flour and butter are fully combined to form a roux. Add milk, stirring occasionally, until fully combined. Season generously with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
- 150 g shredded Gouda cheese
- 50 g Parmesan cheese (grated)
In a large bowl, combine cheeses, then add two thirds of it to the white sauce. Add sautéed bacon and stir everything together until the cheese has melted.
Add precooked pasta to the cheese sauce and mix briefly. Pour everything into a greased baking dish, sprinkle with the remaining cheese and bake in preheated oven at 180°C/ 355°F. for approx. 30 – 35 min. until golden.