Tomato Bacon Mac & Cheese in casserole dish

A mac for all seasons

Tomato, Bacon Mac & Cheese

Side Dish, Crowd Pleasers, American, Classic Comfort, Calorie Conscious, Sodium Conscious

  • 25 minutes
  • 4 servings

Some ingredients just seem made for each other—like bacon and mac & cheese. This inspired combination makes a great main dish or a tasty side that’s pitch-perfect for any time of year. 


  1. Preheat oven to 475°F. Cook bacon in skillet, then chop. 
  2. In mixing bowl, combine mac & cheese, bacon and tomatoes. Spread in 8”x8” or 1 1/2 qt. baking dish. Top with bread crumbs and black pepper. 
  3. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until heated through and golden brown on top.

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  • This meal idea can easily be doubled or tripled for a backyard cookout or large gathering.

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