Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

bacon mac n cheese

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tracy Joyner
Joplin, MO

Doesn't get much better than pasta, cheese sauce and bacon!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6

Ingredients For bacon mac n cheese

  • 16 oz
  • 1/2 - 3/4 lb
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar
  • 2 clove
  • 3 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced green onions

How To Make bacon mac n cheese

  • 1
    Cook pasta el dente. Drain, but don't rinse. Return the pasta to the pot.
  • 2
    Cook bacon then set pieces aside on paper towel. Pour off the fat into an empty can, and add garlic to the hot pan. Stirring, cook for about 2 minutes over medium heat until fragrant. Dont let the garlic brown, it will become bitter.
  • 3
    Pour in the cream. Bring the cream to a boil over medium heat Stir to bring up the garlic and any bits from the pan. Cook and stir for about 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Crumble the bacon Add bacon and cheese, to the cream. Cook 3 minutes until sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 5
    Add pasta to the pan and stir to coat well. Cook over medium heat another 2 or 3 minutes, until bubbling and heated through.
  • 6
    Top with green onions and serve.

Categories & Tags for Bacon Mac n Cheese: