Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese


4 cups heavy cream
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 pound bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 pound elbow macaroni
1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2-3 chopped green onions, for garnish


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; reserving 1/3 cup of pasta water. Meanwhile, combine cream and rosemary in a large saucepan. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and continue to simmer until reduced by half, 15-20 minutes. Stir cheeses into cream until melted. Stir in cooked pasta along with 1/3 cup of pasta water. Cook a few more minutes until everything is heated through. Stir in bacon just before serving. Garnish with chopped green onions.


This grown up mac and cheese is made with creamy gruyere and topped with crisp bacon.


6 servings


Friday, March 22, 2013 - 4:37pm


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