Broccoli And Bacon Mac And Cheese

Broccoli And Bacon Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Patsy Fowler


everyone loves how i make this mac and cheese it's good with the broccoli in it

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
20 Min


8 oz
penne pasta
4 slice
thick bacon, cut into small pieces
1 1/2
crowns broccoli, cut into florets
1/2 c
yogurt, plain
dash of hot sauce
4 oz
fontina cheese, shredded
4 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
salt and pepper


1In a medium saute pan, cook the bacon to a crisp and then transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
2Cook macaroni pasta in salted water according to package directions, until al dente.
3Reserve 1 cup pasta water before draining the pasta.
4Drain the pasta water into a second pot and return the pot to the stove top.
5Add the broccoli to the hot water and cook over medium high for 3 to 4 minutes, until fork tender and then drain.
6While the broccoli is cooking, transfer the pasta to a large bowl.
7Add 1/4 cup pasta water, the yogurt, a few dashes of hot sauce and 1/3 cup of the grated cheese and stir until the cheese has melted.
8Stir in remaining cheese, one small handful at a time to prevent clumping.
9Add additional pasta water as necessary to thin the cheese sauce.
10Season with salt and pepper. Add the broccoli and bacon, mix well and serve.

About Broccoli And Bacon Mac And Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids