Bacon& Ham Mac& Cheese (Dairy Free)




Introduction: Bacon& Ham Mac& Cheese (Dairy Free)

About: I like to make stuff

This is a awesome Dinner/ Side. This meal is anything but vegan but it is Dairy Free. If you don't want to make it dairy free don't just replace the Dairy free stuff for Full on Dairy products it would work just as well. If you want it to be Vegan just remove all the pork products and change the chicken broth out for vegetable broth. I also recommend putting Texas Pete Hot sauce on it for extra kick.

Step 1: Gather Ingredients/ and Tools

You will need


1/2 lb Bacon

1/2 lb Ham (cubed)

10 slices or more Yellow American cheese (it is dairy free and Vegan) or your fav cheese

about 4 cups Chicken Broth

1 tbs Dijon Mustard

Salt and Pepper to taste

1 lbs Cavatappi Pasta (cooked to box instructions)

4 oz Butter (I used Vegan/ Dairy Free butter)

about 3/4 cup Flour


Sauce pan


Rubber spatula

Pasta Pan/ Strainer


Plate w/ paper towels

Electric Griddle ( to cook the bacon, a microwave could also be used)

Step 2: Cook the Pasta and Bacon

Use the box its easier. Just cook the bacon. I hope that I don't need to explain this everyone should know how to cook bacon.

Step 3: Making the Sauce

Melt all of your butter in the pan. Once melted slowly start whisking in the flour ( you may need more or less depending on the weather). Keep mixing until the mixture turns into a nice golden brown paste (see the pic). Now add the broth whisk quickly to remove all of the lumps. Once you have removed all of the lumps bring the sauce up to a simmer, whisking continuously. Now you can get your sauce to the desired thickness by heating more or adding a little more broth. Once you have gotten the sauce to the desired thickness slowly mix in the cheese piece by piece. Ounce combined add Salt and Pepper and mustard and stir. The sauce is know finished turn off the stove and set aside.

Step 4: Now Combine and Serve

Drain the pasta, pour sauce onto the pasta and add the ham and bacon. Stir. Now heat the mix. and serve and enjoy.

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    Great job on your first Instructable! This looks yummy. Sometimes I cut up hotdogs and put them in my mac n cheese, but bacon would be oh so much better :)


    7 years ago

    It is dairy free its a soy based cheese and its fake butter


    7 years ago

    Bruh. explain how this is dairy free? did you use fake butter? how about some kind of soy cheese?