Macaroni Cheese with Bacon Crumb

Macaroni Cheese with Crispy Bacon Crumb

Take our macaroni cheese to the next level with some sweet corn kernels and a deliciously crispy bacon crumb topping.
  • 15 Mins

    Cooking Time

  • easy


  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 2 People


  • 105 g packet Continental Pasta & Sauce Macaroni Cheese
  • 1 cup (250mL) water
  • 3/4 cup (190mL) light milk
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels or canned corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped bacon
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives
  • 200 g mixed leaf salad, to serve

  1. Place pasta packet contents, water, milk and margarine in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring regularly, for 8 minutes. Stir in corn. Bring back to the simmer. Cook, stirring regularly, for a further 2 minutes or until pasta is cooked and sauce has thickened.

  2. Meanwhile heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook bacon, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Add breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until golden and toasted. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool slightly. Stir in parmesan and chives.

  3. Divide pasta among serving bowls. Top with breadcrumb mixture. Serve with salad.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (kcal) 757.96 kcal
Protein (g) 27.29 g
Sugar (g) 9.1 g
Fat (g) 36.91 g
Fibre (g) 2.43 g

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