Chunky Macaroni and Cheese with Italian Sausage

Chunky Macaroni And Cheese With Italian Sausage Recipe

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i create this new recipe for mac and cheese fans.

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15 Min


8 oz
uncooked rotini
2 1/2 c
sliced,cooked italian sausages
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
3 c
3 c
(12 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 c
crumbled blue cheese,divided
1/2 c
cooked whole kernel corn
1 tsp
sodium-free salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
3/4 c
crushed nacho tortilla chips
1/4 c
bread crumbs
3 Tbsp
melted butter

How to Make Chunky Macaroni and Cheese with Italian Sausage


  • 1Cook pasta in boiling salted water to cover 8 to 10 minutes,drain.
    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.
  • 2Melt 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.Remove from heat,and gradually add cheddar cheese and 1 cup blue cheese,stirring until smooth.Stir in corn,chopped carrots,italian sausages,sodium-free salt and black pepper.Gently stir together cheese mixture and pasta in a large bowl.Spoon into 11- x 7-inch baking dish.
  • 3Combine nacho tortilla chips,bread crumbs and remaining blue cheese;sprinkle over pasta.
    Bake at 400 degrees 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