Cheesy creole-style mac - n - cheese

Cheesy Creole-style Mac - N - Cheese Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I love the spiciness of this casserole, it really kicks in the other flavors.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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8 oz
elbow macaroni
1 c
chopped andouille sausage
4 Tbsp
butter
3/4 c
breadcrumbs
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1
onion, chopped
2
chopped celery stalks
1 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
paprika
1/2 tsp
mustard
1-1/2 c
milk
1 c
grated gruyere cheese, or swiss cheese, shredded
1-1/2 c
reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Cheesy creole-style mac - n - cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350. Spray a 9" x 13" casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Cook macaroni as directed, drain. In small saucepan, cook chopped sausage over medium heat until done.
  • 2Place sausage in a bowl and set aside. In same pan, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs. Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan cheese. In another pan, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat. Saute onions and celery until soft. Transfer to a bowl.
  • 3In same pan, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour. Mix in paprika and mustard. Stir in milk. Bring to a boil. Add cheeses. Simmer, stirring for 10 mins. Season w/ salt and pepper. Transfer macaroni to baking dish. Toss in sausage. Stir in cheese mix. Sprinkle casserole w/ breadcrumbs. Bake 20 mins, or until crust is golden brown.

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About Cheesy creole-style mac - n - cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: French




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