Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Crumbled Bacon

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Crumbled Bacon
Contributor

Haley Willard

Add a salty flavor to your macaroni and cheese with this recipe that adds crumbled bacon to a classic pasta dish.

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4
Servings
1125
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4  Cups  rotini or curly pasta
  • 1/2  Cup  cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Cheddar cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cook the dry elbow pasta in a pot for about 10 minutes or until soft. Pour the cooked pasta in a baking pan. Sprinkle cheese and cooked bacon over the pasta. Place the pasta in the oven, and cook for about 45 minutes or until the pasta is crispy. Once ready, remove the pasta from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
56g
80%
Sugar
68g
76%
Saturated Fat
33g
100%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Carbohydrate, by difference
138g
100%
Protein
18g
39%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
41mg
4%
Choline, total
40mg
9%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
142µg
36%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
35mg
11%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Phosphorus, P
245mg
35%
Selenium, Se
34µg
62%
Sodium, Na
1142mg
76%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
9g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.