Crispy Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4


  1. 1 pkg (200 g) white Cheddar macaroni and cheese
  2. 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Swiss cheese
  3. 1/4 cup (60 mL) panko bread crumbs
  4. 1 green onion, chopped
  5. 2 slices low-sodium bacon, cooked through but not crispy, chopped into 1/2-in. (1-cm) pieces
  6. Pepper to taste


  1. Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions. 
  2. In a medium ovenproof pan or dish (about 4 cups/1 L), spread cooked macaroni and cheese in 1-in. (2.5-cm) layer. Top with Swiss cheese, then sprinkle panko, green onion and bacon over top. Broil on top rack of oven until golden and bubbly, and bacon edges are crispy, 2 to 4 min.