Plain bacon mac 'n' cheese

Dinner tonight, October 20, 2015
Great basic recipe for mac 'n' cheese, you can spice it up any way you like
4 servings
  • 2 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 3 strips bacon (about 2.5 oz.), chopped
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • ½ cup brie cheese, cut into chunks
  • ½ cup cream cheese, cut into chunks
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup Panko
1) Preheat oven to broil. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain.
Meanwhile, fry bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes, then drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tbsp. grease. Set bacon aside.
In the warm pasta pot, mix reserved grease, 2 tbsp. butter, and soft cheeses. Mix in warm pasta and bacon. Spoon into baking dish ; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
4) In a small bowl, combine remaining 1 tbsp. butter ( melted ) and the bread crumbs, stirring to combine. Sprinkle evenly over cheese.
Broil until golden and bubbling, about 3 minutes.
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