Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

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"Bacon-spiked macaroni and cheese in just 15 minutes! Our Progresso™ Recipe Starters® creamy three cheese cooking sauce plus American cheese slices make it extra cheesy and creamy. Check our oven directions if you prefer you mac baked."

Ingredients

15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 467 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 467 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 26.8 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.2g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 27.9 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1738 mg
  • 70%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat cooking sauce to boiling, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the bacon; set aside. Stir in pasta and remaining bacon. If necessary, cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Mix reserved bacon with bread crumbs; sprinkle over pasta.
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Because I did not have a can of Progresso Creamy Three-Cheese Cooking Sauce, I used one can of Campbell's Cheddar Cheese Soup and upped the milk to a full "can". I also used fresh minced garlic ...

When I first saw this recipe I wanted to love it, however when I looked at the ingredients of the three cheese starter I inwardly cringed. I noticed "water" as being the major (first) ingredien...

I used fresh garlic, and five strips of center-cut bacon (one of which was used for the garnish), and cooked for 30 minutes. This actually turned out pretty well, was plenty creamy, and relativ...