Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Meanwhile, heat milk and stock together over medium heat.

2. Whisk flour into melted butter and cook for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, stock mixture over medium heat until smooth.

3. Cook 2 to 5 minutes until mixture comes to a simmer and is smooth. Remove from heat and stir in cheese, hot sauce and salt.

4. In a large bowl, mix cooked pasta with sauce to blend well. Fold in chicken and peas.

5. Pour into a buttered 9 x 13 baking dish. Top with breadcrumbs and bacon.

6. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until breadcrumbs are golden brown. Serve warm.