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Tamika Goodridge's Smokin' Bacon Mac and Cheese

  • 2/3 Box Elbow Macaroni (about 10 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 16 ounces Grated Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 Medium Onion
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 4 Slices thick cut hickory bacon
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tablespoons Bread Crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons Crushed Red Pepper
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
step-by-step directions
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cook elbow macaroni and set aside.
  • Grate onion, saving any juice released. 
  • In medium cast iron pot, melt butter. Add onion and bacon, sauté until cooked.
  • Add macaroni, milks, and heavy cream. Stir in egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese, set the remaining aside.
  • Add crushed red pepper, salt and pepper and stir. 
  • Divide between your 6-8 ramekins. 
  • Evenly sprinkle remaining cheese and bread crumbs on each ramekin.
  • Bake in over on top shelf for 10-15 minutes or until cheese has crusted.  Remove and serve.
Similar categories: Dinner Courses & Meals Lunch
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