Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon
Picture this: a cozy Sunday afternoon, the aroma of bubbling cheese and sizzling bacon wafting through the kitchen. Our Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon is a culinary symphony that transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.
As you preheat the oven, envision the creamy blend of sharp cheddar, mozzarella, and Parmesan dancing with al dente macaroni, creating a harmonious union of flavors. Now, let’s dive into the magic behind this delectable masterpiece.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni
- 1 cup sharp cheddar, shredded
- 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded
- 1/4 cup Parmesan, grated
- 1/2 pound bacon, crispy and crumbled
- 2 cups whole milk
- Cook the macaroni according to package instructions; drain and set aside.
- In a saucepan, heat the milk until it simmers, then gradually whisk in the cheeses until smooth.
- Combine the cheese sauce with the cooked macaroni, ensuring every piece is coated in velvety goodness.
- Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, sprinkle the crispy bacon on top, and bake until golden and bubbly.
Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes
Indulge in a comforting bowl of Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon, where every bite tells a tale of cheesy perfection complemented by the smoky richness of crispy bacon.
Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 450kcal | Fat – 22g | Carbohydrates – 40g | Protein – 25g
Picture the smiles around the table as your loved ones savor this dish—the crunch of bacon, the creaminess of cheese—melding into a symphony of flavors that leave everyone asking for seconds. Elevate your comfort food game with this unforgettable Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon recipe!