Macaroni and Cheese With a Kick! #RSC

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. This creamy, cheesy mac & cheese gets a kick with a hint of beer and Greek yogurt and bacon add to its appeal. This is go-to comfort food heaven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook your macaroni following package directions to al dente, drain.
  2. In a large heavy saucepan, heat butter on medium.
  3. Add garlic and cook for about one minute, add flour, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk, beer and yogurt until smooth, add dip mix and stir.
  5. Bring to a boil and turn down to low. Stir in 1 1/2 C cheddar, all the fontina and 1/2 the Parmesan. Stir until melted. Add chives.
  6. To a large baking dish. Spray with cooking spray. Add macaroni, cover with the sauce. Stir to distribute the sauce.
  7. Sprinkle with 1/2 C cheddar and the remaining Parmesan.
  8. Bake uncovered at 400 F for about 20 minutes until golden and melt-y. Top with bacon bits. Let stand for 5-8 minutes. Serve.
  9. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Lots of flavor here. I cut recipe in half with no problems. I subbed Edam cheese for the Fontina. Good with the bacon, but would be just as good without if you don't want the extra fat and salt.

Outta Here September 20, 2013