Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

All of the flavors of mac n' cheese in the form of a hot bowl of soup! Submitted by Kevin Lynch

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the bacon in a pan over medium heat and set aside on paper towels to drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the grease in the pan.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, celery and jalapeno and cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Mix in the flour and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the broth, beer, nutmeg, bacon and macaroni and let cook until the macaroni is al-dente, about 7-8 minutes.
  6. Add the cream, mustard, worcestershire sauce and cheese and cook until the cheese has melted without bringing it back to a boil.
  7. Season with cayenne, salt and pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

5 5

Can I review twice to give this 10 stars? Well, this was fabulous and easy! I used less bacon than called for (actually 4 T. of bacon crumbles like one uses on salad), also only about 2 T. of bacon grease. DH loved it, too. Thanks AZ!