Healthier Mac N' Cheese

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by erin_denny

I was zipping around the ‘net today and stumbled on an amazing recipe for macaroni and cheese…with bacon…and it’s healthy…it’s Cooking Light’s Bacon Mac!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Bring 6 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil. Add pasta; cook 8 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Gradually add 1 cup milk; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from heat; let stand 4 minutes or until it cools to 155°.
  6. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, onions, hot sauce, pepper, and bacon; stir.
  7. Add pasta; toss.
  8. Spoon into a 2-quart broiler-safe dish coated with cooking spray; top with 1/2 cup cheese.
  9. Broil 7 minutes.

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