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Bacon Mac- Cooking Light


Nutritional Information
Amount per serving

Calories: 399
Fat: 13.8g
Saturated fat: 8.5g
Monounsaturated fat: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
Protein: 20g
Carbohydrate: 48.7g
Fiber: 2g
Cholesterol: 44mg
Iron: 2.1mg
Sodium: 544mg
Calcium: 358mg

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  • 3 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 12 ounces strozzapreti or penne pasta 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 2 cups finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Cooking spray


Servings 6
Cooking time 35mins


Step 1

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Bring 6 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil. Add pasta; cook 8 minutes or until al dente; drain.

3. Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Gradually add 1 cup milk; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; let stand 4 minutes or until it cools to 155°. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, onions, hot sauce, pepper, and bacon; stir. Add pasta; toss. Spoon into a 2-quart broiler-safe dish coated with cooking spray; top with 1/2 cup cheese. Broil 7 minutes.

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