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Baked Pasta and Cheese Supreme
Makes 4 servings
|8||ounces uncooked fusilli pasta|
|8||ounces uncooked bacon, diced|
|2||cloves garlic, minced|
|2||teaspoons dried oregano, divided|
|1||can (8 ounces) tomato sauce|
|1||teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)|
|1-1/2||cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar or Colby cheese|
|1/2||cup fresh bread crumbs (from 1 slice of white bread)|
|1||tablespoon melted butter|
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large ovenproof skillet over medium heat until crisp; drain.
- Add onion, garlic and 1 teaspoon oregano to skillet; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomato sauce and hot pepper sauce, if desired. Add cooked pasta and cheese to skillet; stir to coat.
- Combine bread crumbs, remaining 1 teaspoon oregano and melted butter in small bowl; sprinkle over pasta mixture. Bake about 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
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