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
1231
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
72g
100%
Sugar
68g
76%
Saturated Fat
38g
100%
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Carbohydrate, by difference
138g
100%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
38mg
4%
Choline, total
15mg
4%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
142µg
36%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
26mg
8%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
150mg
21%
Selenium, Se
19µg
35%
Sodium, Na
703mg
47%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
4g
0%

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.