Fast Easy Bacon Mac N Cheese

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May. 21, 2018

This is a super quick and easy lunchtime recipe - the pasta cooks right in the sauce, no draining, no roux, no fuss. Just an amazing macaroni and cheese recipe, quick pasta for lunch.


Bacon slices 4 , dice
Onion 1/2 , dice
Dry pasta 120 Gram (about 4 ounces)
Milk 250 Milliliter (about 1 cup)
Chicken stock/Water 125 Milliliter (about 1/2 cup)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Shredded cheddar cheese 70 Milliliter (about 1/4 cup)
Shredded provolone cheese 70 Milliliter



1.Dice the onion and bacon.

2.Sauté the bacon until crisp and then remove from the pan.

3.In the same pan sauté the onion in the bacon grease.

4.Once the onion has softened, add the dry pasta, milk, chicken stock, salt and pepper.

5.Cover and bring to a boil (watch that it doesnt boil over) - cook until pasta is tender and has absorbed most of the liquid.

6.You may need to add liquid to loosen the sauce.

7.Shred the cheese into the pot and stir to combine and melt.

8.Return the bacon, and adjust the seasoning.


9.Serve and enjoy!


That is just the Basic method you could:

1.Use whatever cheese you want.

2.Use water instead of chicken stock.

3.Add green onion as a garnish at the end.

4.Add hot sauce.

5.Add peas, broccoli, spinach, or other vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2