Bacon and Truffle Oil Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Bacon and Truffle Oil Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Bacon and Truffle Oil Macaroni and Cheese

Add a rich and decadent flavor to your macaroni and cheese with some truffle oil! Whip up a cheesy and filling plate packed with bacon in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8ozelbow macaroni
  • 8bacon slices
  • ½cupwhite onion,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 12oz2% evaporated milk
  • 1large egg
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • ½tspsmoked paprika
  • pinchcayenne pepper
  • 8ozwhite cheddar cheese
  • ¼cupParmesan cheese,freshly grated, plus extra for garnish
  • 3tbsptruffle oil

Instructions

  1. While the pasta water is heating in a large stockpot, cook the bacon in a large skillet over high heat until crispy.

  2. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside, reserving the bacon grease. Crumble the bacon once it has cooled.

  3. Return 1 tablespoon of bacon grease to the skillet, and lower heat to medium-high. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute until fragrant. Remove from heat.

  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the evaporated milk, egg, salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and cayenne until combined.

  5. Once the pasta is ready and has been drained, immediately stir in the evaporated milk mixture until combined.

  6. Continue cooking over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for about 5 to 8 minutes, or until the sauce comes to a simmer.

  7. Remove pan from heat and stir in the grated Cheddar and Parmesan until melted. Gently stir in the truffle oil and half of the crumbled bacon.

  8. Serve immediately, topped with the remaining crumbled bacon and additional Parmesan, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 956.03kcal
  • Fat: 63.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.46g
  • Trans Fat: 0.79g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.62g
  • Fiber: 2.34g
  • Sugar: 11.81g
  • Protein: 39.45g
  • Cholesterol: 173.60mg
  • Sodium: 989.70mg
  • Calcium: 746.51mg
  • Potassium: 614.56mg
  • Iron: 1.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 257.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.80mg
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