Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

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Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

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6
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10min
Prep
10min
Total

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    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    3 c.uncooked penne pasta (10 oz)
    1(18 oz) can Progresso Recipe Starters creamy three cheese cooking sauce
    ½ c.milk
    ¼ tsp.chopped garlic in water (from 4.5-oz jar) or 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    1 ½ c.shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
    2 oz.American cheese loaf, shredded (1/2 c.)
    1(2.5 oz) bag cooked real bacon pieces or bits
    ½ c.diced red bell pepper, if desired
    Progresso Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs, if desired

    Directions

    1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
    2. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat cooking sauce, milk and garlic to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in cheeses until melted. Stir in pasta, bacon and bell pepper. Spoon into casserole.
    3. Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until edges are bubbly. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.

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    Progresso.