Bacon Mac & Cheese
Homemade macaroni and cheese is one of the best comfort foods around, but it can be made even better – by adding bacon! This Bacon Mac & Cheese dinner is delicious and everyone will love it! It takes about 50 minutes to make, but 45 of that is cook time, so it’s very easy. If you want to be creative with a side, these easy Stuffed Mushrooms would be a good one!
Bacon Mac & Cheese Recipe
8 oz Cavatappi pasta (uncooked)
1 can evaporated milk 12 oz
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup water
2 Tbsp corn starch (dissolved in 2 Tbsp cold water)
2 Tbsp butter
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
6-8 pieces of bacon, cooked and crumbled/chopped
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a square baking dish, add dry pasta, 1 cup evaporated milk, chicken broth, water and corn starch mixture. Stir well to combine.
Cut 2 Tbsp butter into thin pieces and place over the top (spread out so that it will melt everywhere). Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes.
Remove your dish from the oven and stir after 15 minutes. Cover tightly and return it to the oven for another 15 minutes.
At that point, remove and stir again. Cover tightly and return to oven for an additional 10-15 minutes or until pasta is tender (total cooking time is about 45 minutes).
When your pasta is done, remove the dish from the oven and stir in your cheese and remaining evaporated milk. Stir in your cooked and chopped bacon. Serve and enjoy!
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 415Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 758mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 21g
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This calculation is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a doctor or dietician. This calculator is a guide, but makes no guarantee of being exact or fully accurate.
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