Sausage makes this a hearty macaroni and cheese, perfect for an everyday family meal.
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
- 8 ounces macaroni, uncooked
- 1 pound bulk sausage
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
Cook macaroni in boiling salted water following package directions; drain and set aside.
In a skillet, sauté sausage, onion, and green bell pepper. Pour off excess fat; add flour and salt, blending well. Gradually add milk. Continue to cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in macaroni and 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.
Transfer macaroni and sausage casserole mixture to a lightly greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle remaining cheese over sausage casserole; bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes.
Sausage and macaroni casserole serves 4 to 6.
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