This is one of my family's choice meals. I have even taught my 11-year-old daughter to make it. Awesome for busy weeknights and when you have your kid's friends over. If you prefer it meatier add more bacon.

Lindy
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook and stir bacon and onions in a skillet over medium heat until bacon is crisp and onions are softened, 10 to 15 minutes. Add tomatoes to skillet; cook and stir until liquid is evaporated, 5 to 10 minutes.

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain and return pasta to pot.

  • Preheat oven to 355 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  • Stir 3 cups Cheddar cheese into the tomato mixture until cheese is melted and sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes. Mix sauce into pasta. Pour pasta mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish and top with remaining Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is golden brown and crisp, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

604 calories; 29.8 g total fat; 89 mg cholesterol; 878 mg sodium. 50.3 g carbohydrates; 32.9 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2017
Omg! Delish! Read More
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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2017
Omg! Delish! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2017
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Rating: 4 stars
03/22/2017
I made this exactly as the recipe stated except I roughly chopped the tomatoes instead of grating. This a good and different twist to mac and cheese. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/01/2019
This was simple to make and delicious; however it isn't as creamy as most mac & cheese recipes. We didn't mind that because it was so delicious but it might be disappointing to others. I spiced it up by sprinkling a little hot paprika and smoked paprika on top before baking it. The paprika also added a nice color. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/25/2019
Didn't change a thing and it's delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2019
Made 1/2 recipe with 12 oz bacon, assorted cheeses in my fridge. I sauté the bacon, spooned off most of the grease, tossed in the onion, and then Used white Vermouth to deglaze the pan, then added the tomato and reduced the liquid. Very good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2019
I made as a dish for Thanksgiving and it was a hit! I didn t use the tomatoes as per the wife s preference but it was still great! Read More