RECIPE: Hearty Hot Sausage Macaroni & Cheese

by Chef Jeff Henderson, 'Flip My Food'
  • Total Time: 25 Mins
  • Cook: 15 Mins
  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Level: Beginner
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups hot sausages, diced
  • 3 tablespoons yellow onion, small diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 ¼ cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup smoked Gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups penne macaroni, cooked al dente
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped (optional)
Who doesn't love a savory mac n' cheese at any get together. Now thanks to Chef Jeff and Flip My Foodyour Super Bowl extravaganza will be an instant hit with this delectable and spicy hot sausage macaroni and cheese. Bring that appetite and get ready to spice things up in the kitchen for this annual Sunday party.

  1. Heat a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add butter, sausage and vegetables to pan. Sauté 4 minutes or until sausage has browned. Take pan off heat and set aside. Combine cream and flour in a small bowl. Stir well with a whisk. Add cream mixture to pan and bring to a boil stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium.
  2. Add cheeses and cook for 3 minutes or until cheeses have melted. Stir in pasta and garnish with parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.

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