Bahamian Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This recipe varies from the American recipe in that it does not require making a sauce. It is delicious and this is how you can make macaroni and cheese in the Bahamas!

Bahamian Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Bahamian Macaroni and Cheese

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 1 box elbow macaroni
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 lb cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 sweet pepper, finely diced
  • 1/2 tomato, finely diced, optional
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/4 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp hot red pepper , finely diced, can be substituted with crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 egg, optional


  1. Fill large pot with water and salt bring to a boil then add macaroni to the pot. Let boil until macaroni is soft (but not mushy).

  2. Drain water off and put back in pot. Put in all ingredients and stir adding cheese and cream a little at a time so it melts properly. Leave about a cup of cheese over to sprinkle on top.

  3. Pour mixture into casserole dish. Cover with an aluminum foil. Finally, sprinkle cheese on top and place it in a 350-degree oven until top is slightly brown.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 1244mg
  • Calories: 912kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 224mg
  • Fat: 69g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 287mg
  • Protein: 47g
  • Saturated Fat: 42g
  • Sodium: 1338mg
  • Vitamin A: 2326IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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