Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°F 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.
Most Helpful

Not sure why there's water listed in the ingredients since it's not mentioned in the directions. I got this recipe off the can for the cooking sauce and there's no water mentioned.

That said, this is DELICIOUS mac & cheese! I used extra sharp cheddar and Velveeta. Didn't add bell pepper but added breadcrumbs before baking the mac so it would get browned. Will be making this again!

flower7 January 19, 2013