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Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Bacon Macaroni and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Bacon Macaroni and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gunnmike

Makes 6 servings



From Cooking Light Magazine. Please be careful. You will want to eat all 6 servings yourself!

Recipe Ingredients for Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
12 ounces penne pasta
4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups 1 percent milk, divided
5 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Preparation

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Bring 6 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil.

  4. Add pasta; cook 8 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  5. Return pasta to pot.

  6. Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk in a saucepan over medium heat.

  7. Gradually add 1 cup milk; bring to a boil.

  8. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  9. Remove from heat; let stand 4 minutes or until it cools to 155.

  10. Stir in cheese.

  11. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, onions, hot sauce, pepper, and bacon; stir.

  12. Add pasta; toss.

  13. Spoon into a 2-quart broiler-safe dish coated with cooking spray; top with 1/2 cup cheese.

  14. Broil 3 minutes or until top is browned.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
301
Calories from Fat
93
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.3g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
531mg
22%
Potassium
232mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
36.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
15.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 26% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
   
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