Carbonara Mac and Cheese

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Carbonara Mac n Cheese

I have different categories of recipes just chilling in my brain. There’s the OMG-I-need-a-cookie-with-salt category. There’s the I-need-breakfast-for-(super late)-lunch-at-4pm. BUT, my most utilized category is the 15-minute-meal-that-can-be-made-sans-store-trip-becuz-OMG-am-I-lazy.

I’m thinking of making this a real, legitimate recipe category on this here blog. If it did really exist, carbonara would be my personal favorite. It can be made in 15 minutes, there aren’t a ton of ingredients and I usually have all of them on hand.

Is it the most healthy? Nah. No. UGH. But, most delicious? Yes. Duh. UGH. On a freezing cold night, carbonara is like a hug in a bowl. Turning the dish into a mac and cheese makes this thing like a gigantic bear hug (that might get awkward) in a bowl.

If this sounds at all appealing, head over to Wisconsin Cheese’s site for the full recipe!

Carbonara Mac n Cheese

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20 Comments

  • Reply Bev @ Bev Cooks January 24, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Oh. OH I can’t move. Nor see. Nor breathe. And I love it.

  • Reply Sabrina@loulousucre January 24, 2013 at 9:18 am

    This looks amazing. Carbonara is my favorite. I will definitely be making this!!

  • Reply Mary @ The Kitchen Paper January 24, 2013 at 9:57 am

    YES! I’ve been craving mac and cheese a LOT lately. Yum!

  • Reply Liz @ Tip Top Shape January 24, 2013 at 10:16 am

    Oh my goodness, this might be the greatest thing EVER.

  • Reply mimi January 24, 2013 at 10:20 am

    I could actually eat this! And I’m not a mac and cheese gal!!! Thanks!

  • Reply Megan | Eats Daily January 24, 2013 at 10:25 am

    OOH yeah. I agree with everything you just said right there…

  • Reply a farmer in the dell January 24, 2013 at 10:29 am

    I am in need of a good mac and cheese recipe. It’s so cold and dreary. This is pure comfort!

  • Reply Little Kitchie January 24, 2013 at 10:56 am

    holy decadence. making this TONIGHT, without a doubt.

  • Reply Emily@ Totes Delishy January 24, 2013 at 11:08 am

    When it is cold and gloomy outside my brain immediately goes to…… CHEESE! This is going to be my next rainy day meal. Can’t go wrong with bacon and cheese when feeling blah.

  • Reply Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar January 24, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    Looks delicious!

  • Reply Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) January 24, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    There are few things better than mac and cheese. This looks so comforting.

  • Reply Katie @ Blonde Ambition January 24, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    The first time I ever had pasta carbonara was when my boyfriend’s mom made it for us a year ago…I TOTALLY get the hug-in-a-bowl thing.

  • Reply Tina January 24, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    I die!! Ur totally killing it with these recipe posts! I need this now bc of this deep freeze weather 🙁

  • Reply Sarah January 24, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    YES. Just yes.

  • Reply Katherines Corner January 24, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    its impossible to do anything wrong with mac and cheese. I love this! Hugs, P.S. I invite you to share your lovely blog at my hop today

  • Reply Jess January 24, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    Oh. my. I had something like this at a restaurant months ago and haven’t stopped thinking about it since. Can’t wait to try it!

  • Reply Jayne January 24, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    This will fit the bill for my it’s-11am-and-I-want-a-bowl-of-cheesy-carbs-in-front-of-me-instead-of-this-tub-of-yogurt. One can dream.

  • Reply Erin @ The Speckled Palate January 24, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Oh, heck yes. This is happening at my home this weekend… officially.

  • Reply Kait @ ChickadeeSays January 25, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    The ’15-minute-meal-that-can-be-made-sans-store-trip-becuz-OMG-am-I-lazy’ is me most days! This looks really great!

    xx Kait

    ChickadeeSays.blogspot.com

  • Reply Heather File February 11, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    WOW. This looks soooo yummy. *scribbles down recipe*. Must eat this now. How can you not want a hug in a bowl? Stumbled onto your blog, and now..Love your blog!

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