Chunky Macaroni and Cheese with Italian Sausage

Chunky Macaroni And Cheese With Italian Sausage

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i create this new recipe for mac and cheese fans.


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15 Min


  • 8 oz
    uncooked rotini pasta
  • 2 1/2 c
    sliced,cooked italian sausages
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 3 c
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    crumbled blue cheese,divided
  • 3/4 c
    cooked whole kernel corn
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3/4 c
    crushed nacho tortilla chips
  • 3/4 c
    bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Chunky Macaroni and Cheese with Italian Sausage


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water to cover 8 to 10 minutes,drain.
  3. Cook italian sausage in a medium skillet over medium heat,stirring often,2 to 3 minutes or until crisp;remove and drain on paper towels.Discard drippings.
  4. Melt 3 Tbsp.butter in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat;whisk in flour until smooth,and cook,whisking constantly,2 minutes or until golden brown.Slowly whisk in milk,and cook,whisking often,10 to 12 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Remove from heat,and gradually add sharp cheddar and colby jack cheese and 1 cup blue cheese,stirring until smooth.
  6. Stir in corn,chopped carrots,italian sausages,sea salt and black pepper.Gently stir together cheese mixture and pasta in a large bowl.Spoon into 11- x 7-inch baking dish.
  7. Combine nacho tortilla chips,bread crumbs and remaining blue cheese;sprinkle over pasta.
    Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
    Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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About Chunky Macaroni and Cheese with Italian Sausage

Course/Dish: Pasta Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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