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Pepperjack Bacon Mac n' Cheese - Creme de la Crumb
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Pepperjack Bacon Mac n' Cheese

Cheesy macaroni noodles with melty pepperjack cheese, peppers, and crispy bacon!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces macaroni elbows
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked til crispy and crumbled
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 8 ounces shredded pepperjack cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Cook macaroni according to box instructions. Spray a large pan or nonstick skillet with cooking spray and saute onions, peppers, and jalapeños 3-4 minutes over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté another minute or two until fragrant. Add flour and stir to coat veggies. Add half and half, chicken broth, pepperjack cheese, and cream cheese. Stir throughout until cheeses are melty.
  • Add cooked macaroni noodles and stir to coat. Stir in half of crumbled bacon. Top Macaroni with remaining bacon.