Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Onions

Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Onions


"Macaroni and cheese is perfect supper food. It's a kids' favorite, and adults like it too. My recipe is simple and almost as quick as the boxed variety. Try this variation with bacon and caramelized onions."


servings 41 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 41 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Follow the recipe for Creamy Macaroni and Cheese using Vermont white cheddar.
  2. Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings. Add onions and thyme; saute until soft and golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir bacon and onions into macaroni. Serve hot.
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  1. 20 Ratings


This combination goes really well with her Creamy Macaroni and Cheese. I did half bacon and half turkey ham, as that's all I had on hand. I also sauteed some minced garlic in with the onion. I ...

OMG!!!!!!!! Sooooooooooooo good! My kids didn't care for the onions, but my husband liked it, even took it to work the next day. So did I and I wish I had more. I can't wait to make this for ...

Delicious. I am rating this based on the addition of the bacon and onions as I made baked macaroni and cheese from another AR recipe and then just heated the leftovers on the stove, sauteed the...

Very good. I didn't use the onions though because my family wouldn't eat them, but even without them it was delicious.

Obviously different than traditional mac and cheese, but once you get past that, I think it's wonderful. Great combination of flavors.

mmmm sooooo good.

Pretty good! You have to get past the fact that this is not your traditional mac & cheese, but it is a nice alternative. It was not grainy at all, but very creamy. In fact, I thought it had t...

This was okay. I don't know if I cared for the Creamy Macaroni and Cheese recipe as much as I enjoyed the additions of bacon and caramelized onions. The mac and cheese recipe was just too parm...

This was great! I was short on time and used Velveeta cheese with my noodles. WOW very good and easy. I'll try making the Creamy Mac & Chesse next time. Everything is good with bacon and onio...