8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
1 pound ground beef
6 bacon strips, diced
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Cook pasta according to package directions.

While pasta is cooking; cook beef over medium heat in a large skillet until no longer pink. Drain and set aside.

In the same skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels.

Drain bacon drippings from skillet. Drain pasta, add to skillet.

Stir in the soup, beef and bacon; heat through.

Sprinkle with cheese, cover and cook until the cheese is melted. Makes 4 servings.