Bacon Mac and Cheese

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 3 servings

Since it’s winter, we need a bit of extra strength into our bones, that’s why we need to turn our heads towards strong and savory dishes. Mac and cheese here is upgraded with a bit of fried bacon, and some melting Cheddar to give it an exquisite taste. You’ll fall in love with this dish in no time!

Ingredients Needed for Bacon Mac and Cheese

3 slices of bacon
2 tablespoons of butter
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 spring onion, chopped
1 tablespoon flour
2 cups of milk
1 pound macaroni, cooked
1 cup cheddar, shredded
1 tablespoon breadcrumbs

How to Cook Bacon Mac and Cheese

  1. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium heat, add the bacon and cook it until crispy.
  2. Melt the butter in the remaining fat and add the garlic and spring onion.
  3. Add the flour and whisk until it is absorbed.
  4. Pour the milk and cook for 10 minutes while whisking vigorously.
  5. Add the cooked macaroni into the sauce. Top with bacon, shredded Cheddar, and a few breadcrumbs.
  6. Slide the skillet into the oven and cook for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F/175 degrees C.

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