• 19 Ratings

Spice up your classic macaroni and cheese by adding caramelized onions with this easy, no-fuss recipe.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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.

  • In a large saucepan cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and return to saucepan. Stir in the crumbled bacon, onions, 1-1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese, the gruyere cheese, half-and half, and pepper. Toss gently to combine. Spoon into a 1-1/2-quart casserole.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F ovenfor 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. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

632 calories; 39 g total fat; 21 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 13 g monounsaturated fat; 110 mg cholesterol; 617 mg sodium. 241 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 33 g protein; 826 IU vitamin a; 3 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 3 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 105 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 656 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews

19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1