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Mac and Cheese with Bacon Bits Recipe


  • 500 g elbow macaroni cooked
  • 4 cups fresh milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme dried
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic smashed
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 750 g cheese grated
  • 250 g cheese spread
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 cup flat parsley chopped
  • 5 slices bacon cut into small squares
  • 1 large white onion diced


  • In a saucepan, heat milk with thyme and garlic.
  • Melt butter in a pan, whisk in flour, stirring constantly.
  • Strain milk and add into the roux.
  • Continue to cook until smooth.
  • Stir in cheese until melted.
  • Add and mix the cooked macaroni into the cheese mixture.
  • Bake it in an oven or turbo broiler.
  • In a pan, cook bacon with oil until crispy.
  • Add onion and garlic until the onion is soft.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Scatter bacon mixture over the baked mac and cheese.