Chili Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Monica H


This was a spur-of-the moment dish and it came out tasty! I mostly don't like using prepared, boxed stuff, but I was pressed for time; this would probably be better from scratch using elbow macaroni and none of the packet cheese, and regular chili powder instead of the one fished out of the ramen packet, but using what I had was great for a quick meal. Next time I also will add some diced chilies and carmelized onions.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
35 Min


  • 2 box
    macaroni and cheese
  • 1 pkg
    ramen chili powder packet
  • 4 oz
    munster cheese
  • 4 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 5-6
    turkey bacon strips

How to Make Chili Bacon Macaroni and Cheese


  1. Boil noodles. Preheat oven to 375*.
  2. When drained, mix with milk and butter as per boxed directions, and add in munster, sharp cheddar and parmesan cheeses.
  3. Add chili powder packet. Mix well.
  4. Pour noodles into casserole dish. Top noodles with bacon.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until bacon is crisp. Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Chili Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Ground turkey is a great way to make your favorite meals a bit healthier. These recipes are so tasty, you won't even miss the original!

Easy Back-to-school Dinners Recipe

Easy Back-to-School Dinners

Kitchen Crew

Until you get in the groove, back-to-school time is chaotic. I remember those days of parent-teacher conferences, sports practice, loads of homework, etc. On those nights, getting a meal on...

Ground Turkey Recipes You Need To Add To Your Recipe Box

Ground Turkey Recipes You Need To Add To Your Recipe Box

Kitchen Crew

Leaner than ground beef and filled with protein, ground turkey is a great meat to keep in your fridge. I substitute ground turkey for beef in lots of recipes when...