Stove Top Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe


Stove Top Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe

Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4-6


  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 1 pack of bacon, diced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 cup jack cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup parmesean cheese, grated
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 2 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt for pasta water


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil, add about 2 teaspoonfuls of salt to water. Add pasta to water and cook according to package directions minus 1 minute. Drain and rinse pasta, toss in a little olive oil and set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet add 1 tablespoonful of olive oil over medium heat, add diced bacon and cook until crispy. Drain bacon, reserve 2 tablespoonfuls of bacon grease, add 2 tablespoons of butter, add diced onion and cook for about 5 minutes. Add flour and cook a few minutes more.
  3. Add seasonings and mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add heavy cream and add cheese by the cupful, mixing well after each addition. Taste mixture and adjust seasonings if needed. Fold in pasta and mix well. Top with bacon and enjoy!
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  1. Dan from platter talk

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