Sausage Mac & Cheese
Here is a dish that can be used as either an entree or side dish. It is a great budget stretcher meal. Using different sausages will give added flavors to your finished dish.
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all purpose flour
3 cups milk
1 1/2 cups shredded American cheese, divided
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 12 teaspoons Creole seasoning
1 (16-ounce) package macaroni, cooked
Preheat oven to 350℉. Spray a 2 1/2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Set sausage aside. Wipe skillet.
In same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk; bring to a boil, whisking until slightly thickened, about 7 minutes. Stir in 1 cup American cheese, Cheddar cheese and Creole seasoning until smooth. Stir in cooked macaroni and sausage, spoon into prepared dish. Top with remaining 1/2 cup American cheese.
Bake until bubbly and cheese melts, 18 to 20 minutes.
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