Solo: Bacon Mac & Cheese

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Solo: Bacon Mac & Cheese

The quickest and easiest mac and cheese ever! With bacon and rosemary. Seriously yum!

Ingredients to serve 1

  • 75g x macaroni
  • 75g x Homestyle bacon – cut into squares (2cm
  • ¼ cup x milk (from your pantry)
  • 65ml x mascarpone
  • 30g x mature cheddar – grate coarsely
  • 2g x fresh rosemary – strip off leaves and chop
  • . x olive oil (from your pantry)
  • . x salt and pepper (from your pantry)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Prepare ingredients as indicated above.

Step 2

Get a large pot of salted water on to boil over high heat. When the water is at a rolling boil throw in the macaroni and cook for 6 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Step 3

Heat a little olive oil large frying pan over high heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes, until nice a crispy. Transfer to a plate and set aside.


Using the same pan over high heat, add the macaroni, milk, mascarpone, salt, pepper and HALF the cheddar. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring constantly, about 3 or 4 minutes.


Place the macaroni mixture in a casserole dish. Top with the bacon bits, rosemary, and the rest of the cheddar. Add a few grinds of black pepper. Place in the oven for 10 minutes until the cheese is nice and brown.