Gruyere Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe

Gruyère Bacon Mac & Cheese

Servings

Prep Time

Total Time

Gluten Free

4

10 min

35 min

No

Dry Aged Jones Bacon is the star of this creamy macaroni and cheese recipe. With shredded gruyère and grated parmesan in the mix, you can't go wrong.

Naturally Hickory Smoked Dry Aged Extra Thick Bacon Slices

This recipe is made with

Cherrywood Smoked Bacon, Extra Thick Slices

Product Information

You can also make this recipe with

Dry Aged Cherrywood Smoked Bacon, Uncooked Dry Aged, Cherrywood Smoked Bacon, Uncured

Ingredients

8 ounces elbow macaroni
6 slices Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, diced
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
1 1/4 cups gruyère cheese, shredded
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Kosher salt and fresh grated black pepper, to taste

Preparation

Step 1
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well and set aside.

Step 2
Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.

Step 3
In a medium saucepan, combine heavy cream, garlic and thyme over medium heat. Bring to a slight boil and reduce by half, about 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in cheeses, a handful at a time, until smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in pasta and bacon until well combined.

Step 4
Serve immediately, garnished with bacon, if desired.

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