Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Creamy Macaroni And Cheese With Bacon

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raymond spencer

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@clownman70360

this mac and cheese recipe i made,since i was in high school.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 7
    thick applewood bacon strips
  • 1
    large carrot,thinly sliced
  • 6 oz
    dry elbow macaroni
  • 8 oz
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 to 4 oz
    blue cheese,crumbled
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1 oz
    cream cheese,softened
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese

How to Make Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until
    crisp,turning once.Drain bacon on paper towels;crumble.Reserve bacon drippings in skillet.
    Cook carrot in reserved bacon drippings for 5 to 8 minutes or until carrot is tender.Set aside.
  3. Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions.
    Drain and place in a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
    Add crumbled bacon,carrots,mozzarella cheese,blue cheese,half and half,cream cheese and pepper.Toss gently to combine.
  4. Bake,uncovered,for 20 minutes.Stir gently.Top with the monterey jack cheese.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes more or until top of mac and cheese is brown and bubbly.
    Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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About Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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