One Pot Pepperoni Pizza Mac & Cheese with Bacon
One of our go-to meals! A quick, easy meal that the kids will love, and only 7 ingredients and one pot!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 4 cups whole wheat Rotini or other short pasta 323 grams
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups milk
- 1 cup diced pepperoni
- 3 slices cooked crumbled bacon
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups shredded cheese
- 1 cup pizza sauce
- basil for garnish if desired
In a large pot, combine Rotini, broth, milk, pepperoni, bacon and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and reduce heat to medium.
Cook, uncovered, stirring regularly, for 10-15 minutes until liquid is absorbed and pasta is cooked (if liquid is absorbed before pasta is cooked, add another ½ cup broth and continue cooking).
Stir in cheese and pizza sauce and stir until cheese is melted. Serve.
Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1332mg | Potassium: 466mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 315mg | Iron: 3.3mg