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bacon sausage macaroni and cheese

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

Macaroni and cheese is one of those foods that can compete quite well with the grilled cheese when it comes to comfort food. Macaroni and cheese is just as versatile as the grilled cheese. The cheese combinations and add ins are endless. They are only limited by your own imagination. This Bacon Chicken Sausage Macaroni and Cheese is a family favorite enjoyed by everyone from the little ones to the old fogies.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bacon sausage macaroni and cheese

  • 1 3/4 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    half n half
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar shredded
  • 1 c
    white cheddar shredded
  • 4 slice
    bacon coarsely chopped
  • 2
    cooked chicken sausage links (i use aidells chicken & apple) sliced in 1/2 inch rounds
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make bacon sausage macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Cook macaroni according to box instructions and drain well in colander. Set aside.
  • 2
    In large saucepan over medium heat melt butter. Whisk in flour, Whisking constantly cook for 1 minute. Slowly stir in chicken broth alternating with half n half. Cook over very low heat stirring frequently until slightly thickened; approximately 10 minutes. Slowly stir in the sharp cheddar and the white cheddar; stirring frequently.
  • 3
    Meanwhile in a small skillet over medium low heat add bacon and cook until almost completely browned. Add sausage rounds and cook another 2-3 minutes or until bacon is crispy and sausage rounds are lightly browned. Remove bacon and sausage from pan with slotted spoon. Combine bacon, sausage, cheese sauce and elbow macaroni. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Serve immediately.