Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon This is an old recipe in my family – very quick and easy. It’s macaroni ‘n cheese with a bacon/tomato twist.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 50 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 12 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Stir in the rotini, and return to a boil. Cook until the pasta is slightly under-cooked, about 8 minutes. Drain well.

  • Combine the processed cheese, tomato juice, and butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir until melted and smooth. Mix the pasta into the cheese sauce; stir well. Transfer macaroni and cheese to the prepared baking dish. Top with the raw bacon slices.

  • Bake in preheated oven until the bacon is cooked and crisped, about 30 minutes.

Per Serving: 478 calories; protein 16.5g; carbohydrates 33.2g; fat 30.9g; cholesterol 65.8mg; sodium 925.9mg.