Bacon-Broc Crumble Mac 'n' Cheese Bowl made with RITZ Crackers

RITZ Cracker Crumbs, broccoli and bits of bacon create a savory balance that brings crunchy, buttery flavor to anything it tops - especially a creamy, gooey mac 'n' cheese.



4 servings, 7.25 oz. each
  • 3 oz.broccoli florets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 oz.butter, melted, divided
  • 2¾ oz.RITZ Crackers, coarsely crushed, divided
  • 1 oz.dicedpimiento, drained, patted dry
  • 20 oz.prepared mac & cheese
  • 1½ oz.white Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 slicesbacon, cooked, crumbled

Nutrition per serving

Calories520 Total fat32 gSaturated fat16 gTrans fat0 gCholesterol75 mgSodium1100 mgCarbohydrate42 gDietary fiber2 gTotal Sugars6 gAdded sugars1 gProtein17 gVitamin A15 %DVVitamin C20 %DVCalcium30 %DVIron15 %DVPotassium6 %DVVitamin D0 %DV

Toss broccoli with half the butter to evenly coat. Place on baking sheet. Bake in 375°F standard oven 8 to 10 min. or until browned but still firm. Set aside.

Brush bottom of 1-qt. baking pan with remaining butter. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. coarse cracker crumbs.

Fold broccoli and pimiento into prepared mac & cheese. Spoon into prepared pan. Top with combined cheddar, bacon and remaining coarse cracker crumbs.

Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Bake mac & cheese 8 to 10 min. or until topping is golden brown.

Spoon into individual serving bowls.


Chef's Tip:

Put your signature spin on crumbles made with RITZ Crackers. Simply swap in your favorite ingredients.

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