Smokey Mac and Cheese Pasta



  • 2 slices thick cut bacon, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup red bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1 package Knorr® Pasta Sides™ – Chicken flavor
  • 2 cups cut-up cooked rotisserie chicken
  • 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 peppers 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.

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