Bacon Mac and Cheese

Bacon lovers rejoice, we've got your new favourite comfort food! For even more bacon flavour, add 2 tbsp (30 mL) crumbled, crisply cooked bacon to the sauce!

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CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Cream of Bacon Soup

CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Cream of Bacon Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 can (284 mL) CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Cream of Bacon Soup
  • 3/4 cup (185 mL) milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded old cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh chives
  • 3 cups (750 mL) prepared elbow-shaped pasta (about 1 ½ cups/ 375 mL uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Grease a 2 qt (1.9 L) baking dish, set aside
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together soup and milk until smooth. Stir through cheese, chives and cooked elbow pasta to combine. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and melted butter; sprinkle over pasta. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot and bubbling.

Recipe tips

  • For even more bacon flavour, add 2 tbsp (30 mL) crumbled, crisply cooked bacon to the cheese sauce.
  • Try replacing the elbow pasta with your favourite shape (penne, rigatoni, butterfly, etc.) for a new twist on mac and cheese.
  • Looking to spice up your mac n cheese? Try adding cayenne pepper, black pepper, hot sauce, or green onions to this recipe.
  • Lastly, feel free to experiment with different cheeses! Try this recipe with sharp cheddar or cream cheese.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tracey M.

    August 1, 2017

    Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese

    Just made this tonight for dinner, it was a success! My eight year old loved it, had two servings! I doubled the recipe and baked in two loaf pans. I used a little extra cheese and extra bread crumbs, just personal preference. Next time I will definitely add some real bacon. I think this is a perfect recipe when you're running short on time, simple and quick!

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  • Luba T.

    December 12, 2017

    So Easy!!!

    This is a time saver when a quick meal is needed! My kids even do it which shows how fast and effortless this dish is! We all love the taste!!

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  • Julie C.

    April 7, 2019

    Julie

    Really good recipe. Made it a couple of times, changed the soup to cheddar and it was still really good. Instead of bread crumbs on the top, I added bacon strips.

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  • Suzanne H.

    March 2, 2019

    Delicious

    I've made this several times, it's a hit here! One request tho Campbell's, could you find a better way to say how much pasta is required? Seriously. The measurements you use are useless.

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  • Lyndi L.

    February 1, 2019

    Could Use Some Tinkering

    When making this double the sauce recipe (or half the amount of macaroni) and add more than just a single cup of cheese. Pasta absorbs liquid very easily, and the whole thing ended up a little dry and a little bland. I would also recommend adding spices, smoked paprika is a favorite of mine for this kid of dish.

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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Amount Per Serving
Calories 470
Fat 24 g
Sodium 770 mg
Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fibre 3 g
Protein 18 g
Calcium 30 %DV
  • Excellent source of calcium
  • Source of fibre

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