Ultimate Macaroni Cheese Bacon student recipe

Whip up a batch of homemade Macaroni Cheese (with optional Bacon) with this super easy student recipe.

Mac n Cheese is a classic student meal and this recipe is awesome for a tasty student food, plus it’ll only take 10 minutes from start to finish.

It’s also a great and simple recipe for THOSE Food DT/Food technology projects.


To make 1 serving

  • Macaroni pastaTwo good handfuls
  • Milk 100 ml
  • Flour 1 tbsp
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Grated cheese 60 gOne good handful

How to make Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon:

  1. Heat some water in a pan over a moderate heat until boiling.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon if using as you wish (pan, grill, microwave) and then cut up into bits, set aside.
  3. Add the macaroni pasta and to the pan and cook for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Drain the pasta in a colander and keep aside.
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  6. Return the saucepan to the hob and reduce to a medium heat.
  7. Add in the butter and allow to melt. Add in the the flour and stir.
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  9. Pour in the milk a bit at the time, stirring continuously.
  10. Add in the cheese and allow it to melt, stirring everything together. Season and add more ingredients to taste.

    More cheese: Cheesier flavour (obvs)
    More flour: Thicker sauce
    More milk: Thinner sauce
    More butter: Creamier sauce

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  12. Stir in the bacon
  13. Return the macaroni to the pot with the sauce and stir through before serving.