Bacon Jalapeño Mac and Cheese

Creamy, cheesy and full of flavour, this Bacon Jalapeño Mac and Cheese is a delicious change from the usual mac and cheese. With 2 kinds of cheese, cream cheese and lots of fresh jalapeño!

Cook the bacon


Crisp up the bacon, then remove to a plate for now.

Sauté the veg


Sauté the onion and jalapeño in butter, then add flour to make a roux.

Add the milk


Slowly add the milk to the skillet and stir and cook until the sauce thickens a bit.

Add the cheese


Add the shredded cheddar cheese and cream cheese and melt.

Mix together


Add the sauce to the cooked and drained macaroni and stir together.

Layer it up


Layer the mac and cheese with more grated cheese and bake!

Ingredients you will need:

Macaroni Old cheddar cheese Sharp Cheddar Cheese Cream Cheese Fresh Jalapeño Peppers Bacon Butter Milk Total Time: 55 minutes


A great side dish for a feed of chicken wings!