Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Garlic

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  • 1 pound elbow pasta
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 slices smoked bacon
  • 4 large garlic cloves (finely minced)
  • 3 cups reduced fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 8 ounces reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 2 cups gouda cheese (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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    Lynn Sanders a month ago
    Sooo delicious! This is not your average Mac n chez...definitely gourmet
    Burgess 2 months ago
    Substituted cheeses and still awesome
    Steve G. 7 months ago
    Great! used bow tie pasta and about 1/2 pound of bacon. i'll do this again. Next time going to bake it with Ritz cracker crumbs.
    Brenda G. a year ago
    Exellent recipe will make again!!!👍😋
    Gato 2 years ago
    This was outstanding... very flavourful. Used all ingredients listed with a package of bacon rather then 4 slices. At the last minute sprinkled fresh Parmesan on top (2 cups) and put in oven to bake 350 for 20 min. Best Mac n Cheese ever! Invite people over... it makes enough for 4 or more. Going to freeze some next time to bake. Yum!