Bacon Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 30
  •  1 tbsp olive oil
  •  1 lb. ground beef
  •  ½ lb. crispy bacon pieces
  •  ½ diced red onion
  •  1 cup sliced mushrooms
  •  1 pkg. chili seasoning
  •  1 cup of beef stock
  •  4 cups cooked macaroni noodles
  •  1 ½ cups shredded tex-mex cheese
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat broiler to 350F
  2. Sauté onion and mushroom for 3 minutes in olive oil. Then add beef. Once beef is fully cooked, combine beef stock and chili seasoning and then pour over meat. Simmer for 10 minutes then add noodles to meat and toss. Pour meat/noodle mix into a casserole dish. Sprinkle bacon pieces over top and then sprinkle cheese over that. Broil for 10 minutes or until cheese is browned.
  3. Make Healthier:
  4. ✔ Use extra lean ground beef
  5. ✔ Use ¼ lb. of bacon
  6. ✔ Use whole grain pasta
  7. ✔ Use low-fat cheese blend
RECIPE BACKSTORY
The boys will love you for this one!