Beer Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon recipe


beer macaroni & cheese with bacon! Perfect SuperBowl dish!

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This Beer Macaroni & Cheese recipe is super delicious!! I was hesitant to make it at first becuase I’m not very fond of the taste of beer but this was amazing! The bacon really add a little burst of flavor and really completes it!! My hubby and I devoured this as fast as we could! This would make a perfect SuperBowl dish!!

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Beer Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon recipe

Beer Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon recipe

Ingredients

  • 16 oz macaroni noodles (or any type of noodles you prefer, I like rotini)
  • 6 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled (reserve some of the bacon grease for the recipe)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp bacon grease
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 12 oz of beer (I used Sam Adams lager)
  • 2 1/2 cups of milk
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta to al dente.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add bacon grease and butter in a saucepan, on medium heat.
  4. When butter is melted, add the onion and cook until transparent (3-5 minutes).
  5. Add the flour to the butter/onion mixture and stir until it becomes paste-like and a light golden brown.
  6. Whisk in the mustard and beer, stirring constantly.
  7. Slowly add in milk and stir constantly.
  8. Simmer over medium heat until the mixture is smooth and thick (5-10 minutes).
  9. Mix in the cheddar and parmesan cheese and stir until completey blended.
  10. Add bacon bits and pasta.
  11. Serve and enjoy!
  12. This makes 10-12 servings.
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  1. Courtney Sims says

    So I have a friend who is living with me and she is allergic to mustard seed so she can’t have like mayo mustard some BBQ Sauces etc. This recipe looks amazingly yummy but I was wondering if I would be able to make this recipe without the Dijon mustard and still taste good or if there’s something else I could use that may taste the same but not have mustard seed in it possibly!

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