Bacon Mac n Cheese

Bacon Mac N Cheese Recipe

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Tracy Joyner

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4-6

Ingredients

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

How to Make Bacon Mac n Cheese

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Bacon Mac n Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides




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