Smoky Mac and Cheese

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  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 8 ounces shell macaroni or mini wheels
  • 8 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 slices bacon, crisply fried, broken into pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked sweet pepper seasoning blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon mesquite flavoring


  1. Cook macaroni in pot of lightly salted water according to package directions. Drain and put into a baking dish.
  2. Mix in cheeses, mesquite flavoring, paprika and sweet pepper seasoning.
  3. Stir until cheese melts, adding milk for desired creaminess.
  4. Sprinkle bacon on top. Cover and vent in the corners.
  5. Microwave for 3 minutes at 50% power.
  6. Serve warm.

8 servings

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