24 Ratings
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  • 24 Ratings

You can use cavatelli, gnocchi, or campanelle pasta instead of the elbow macaroni called for in this quick casserole recipe.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, turning once. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble. Reserve bacon drippings in skillet.

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  • Cook onion in reserved bacon drippings for 5 to 8 minutes or until onion is tender and golden brown. Set aside.

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  • Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions. Drain and place in a 1-1/2-quart casserole. Add the crumbled bacon, onions, 1-1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese, the blue cheese, half-and half, and pepper. Toss gently to combine.

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  • Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Stir gently. Top with the remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake for 10 minutes more or until top of casserole is brown and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

331 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 6 g monounsaturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 16 g protein.

Reviews

24 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 19
  • 4 Rating Star 3
  • 1 Rating Star 2