Lickety Split Alfredo Style Mac and Cheese

3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (12 oz)
1 cup matchstick-cut or shredded carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1 bag (12 oz) Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Select® frozen broccoli florets, thawed
2 containers (10 oz each) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce
3/4 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese (6 oz)
3/4 cup Progresso® panko crispy bread crumbs
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.

In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat 4 quarts water to boiling. Add macaroni; cook 4 minutes. Stir in carrots; cook 2 minutes longer or until tender. Drain. Return macaroni and carrots to Dutch oven. Stir in broccoli, Alfredo sauce and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spoon into baking dish.

In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, remaining 1/4 cup cheese and the butter; sprinkle evenly over casserole.

Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is golden.

Servings 8

Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven with Dual Handles, Pre-Seasoned, 5-Quart

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