Sign up for our recipe newsletters so you never miss a new recipe!
home > recipes > meals / dishes > pasta dishes > macaroni and cheese

Slow Cooker Macaroni, Bacon and Cheese

recipe at a glance
Rating: 4/5 4 stars
2 reviews

ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   8
  

recipe id: 80170
cook method: crock pot

recipe tools

Printprint
Emailemail
Savesave
Photoadd photo
review it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest
save to yummly

ingredients

8 cups cooked elbow macaroni or other pasta
4 slices bacon, diced
1/2 onion, minced or very finely chopped
2 cups milk
1 can (13 ounce size) evaporated milk
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 ounces melted butter
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 cups grated Cheddar cheese
2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper, to taste

directions

Place all ingredients into the crock pot and stir to combine.

Cover and cook for 8-9 hours on Low OR 4-5 hours on High.

Eat and enjoy!

cook's notes

No need to fry bacon, though I suppose you could.

added by

twbart72

nutrition

736 calories, 43 grams fat, 49 grams carbohydrates, 37 grams protein per serving.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletters that feature hand-picked recipes


more recipes like macaroni, bacon and cheese




comments & reviews



number of 5 star votes on this recipe
150%
number of 4 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 3 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 2 star votes on this recipe
150%
number of 1 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of unrated comments on this recipe0



Registered Member at CDKitchen.com
Member since:
Aug 11, 2001





REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
this turned out great! One trick I've found with crock pot recipes calling for shredded cheese is to NOT use the pre-shredded kind. It contains starches to keep the shreds separate and it just doesn't melt as nicely in the crock pot. Get a big old block of cheddar and grate it yourself - you'll be SO happy with the results!


Registered Member at CDKitchen.com
Member since:
May 2, 2008





REVIEW: 2 star recipe rating
I was intrigued by the inclusion of bacon in this recipe and I was not disappointed by the results -- the bacon added a wonderful aroma and the flavor was indeed present in the final product.

The actual macaroni and cheese, however, was disappointing. It wasn't at all creamy; instead, the cheese mostly "sat" on top of the macaroni, producing a final texture that was rather grainy. The flavor also left me wanting -- overall, the dish was rather bland.

I've found these shortcomings to be in every recipe for macaroni and cheese that does not call for making a separate cheese "sauce" with flour and milk before adding the pasta. I was hoping that this one would be different, but alas, it is not.


Macaroni And Cheese
View more macaroni and cheese recipes
Pasta Dish
View more pasta dish recipes
Meals & Dishes
View more meals & dishes recipes
Pasta With Bacon
View more pasta with bacon recipes
Pasta With Meat
View more pasta with meat recipes
Crock Pot Macaroni And Cheese
View more crock pot macaroni and cheese recipes