Smokey Mac & Cheese Pasta

Smokey Mac & Cheese Pasta

Preparation Time15 mins Cooking Time15 mins Makes 4 servings

Mac & cheese with chicken & veggies is an easy dinner; bacon makes this recipe extra savory. Cook Knorr® Pasta Sides™ Chicken Flavor in the same pan for flavor!

Nutritional Information


310 (1 serving)

Calories from Fat

70 (1 serving)

Total Fat

8g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

3g (1 serving)


75mg (1 serving)


540mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

27g (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

3g (1 serving)


5g (1 serving)


31g (1 serving)


10% (1 serving)


15% (1 serving)

Vitamin C

15% (1 serving)

Vitamin A

25% (1 serving)

Ingredients List
  1. 2 slices thick cut bacon, coarsely chopped
  2. 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  3. 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  4. 1 package Knorr® Pasta Sides™ - Chicken flavor
  5. 2 cups bite-size chunks cooked chicken breast
  6. 1/2 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese or cheddar



1. COOK bacon in medium saucepan over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 4 minutes. Stir red pepper and onion into saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from saucepan and set aside.

2. PREPARE Knorr® Pasta Sides™ - Chicken flavor in same saucepan according to package directions. Stir in chicken, cheese, peppers and onion during the last 2 minutes of cook time.

3. GARNISH, if desired, with chopped parsley; now it’s delicious. Dig in!