Hot Sausage Macaroni & Cheese

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Hot Sausage Macaroni & Cheese

What You Need

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)


What To Do

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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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)


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