Blue Cheese Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Beverly Published: December 17, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Blue Cheese Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Blue Cheese Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Try a more robust flavor on the usual macaroni and cheese with our easy recipe! It’s loaded with strong blue cheese and crispy bacon for a scrumptious meal.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lbbacon,8 strips, diced
  • 12ozevaporated milk,2%
  • 1large egg
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • cayenne,a pinch
  • 8ozelbow macaroni,like DeLallo whole wheat
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 5ozblue cheese,crumbled
  • 4ozsharp white cheddar cheese,freshly-grated

Instructions

  1. Heat the bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until crispy.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the evaporated milk, egg, salt, pepper and cayenne until combined. Set aside.

  3. Bring a large pot of generously-salted water to a boil, then cook the pasta to al dente according to package instructions.

  4. Drain the pasta, then return it to the pot and reduce the heat to medium-low.

  5. Add the butter, then toss until the butter is melted.

  6. Pour in the evaporated milk mixture, then stir until combined.

  7. Continue cooking over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the sauce comes to a simmer.

  8. Remove the pan from heat, then add in the blue cheese and white cheddar cheese.

  9. Stir until melted, then stir in the cooked bacon.

  10. Serve garnished with extra bacon and blue cheese, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1126.18kcal
  • Fat: 71.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 34.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.71g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.66g
  • Fiber: 2.47g
  • Sugar: 14.57g
  • Protein: 48.47g
  • Cholesterol: 228.95mg
  • Sodium: 1434.33mg
  • Calcium: 831.56mg
  • Potassium: 838.24mg
  • Iron: 2.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 334.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.15mg
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