Bacon Mac N Cheese

Makes 8 Servings

Takes 60 Minutes

8 slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Microwave Ready Bacon, chopped

1 (16-ounce) box elbow macaroni

4 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons flour

3 cups milk

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon onion powder

½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

8 ounces Colby-Jack cheese, shredded

8 ounces Harvarti cheese, shredded

4 ounces Provolone cheese, shredded


Cook bacon according to package directions.

Heat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions.

In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook 1 minute. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly.

Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and gradually stir in salt and remaining ingredients, stirring until cheese is melted.

Stir cheese mixture and bacon into pasta. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased 13-x 9-inch baking dish.

Bake 30 minutes or until bubbly.