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


  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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