Italian Sausage Mac and Cheese

Italian Sausage Mac and Cheese

Like mozzarella, La Bottega di BelGioioso’s Italico™ is a mild and earthy semi-soft cheese that’s irresistibly gooey when it melts. It was destined for macaroni and cheese and blends perfectly with the sausage and sweet bell pepper combination.

servings
8

Ingredients














Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F.


2

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, sauté onion and red bell pepper in olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp-tender. Add sausage; cook and stir until no longer pink. Set aside.


3

Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk and crushed red pepper flakes. Bring to boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in Italico™ until melted. Stir in pasta, reserved sausage mixture, basil and parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


4

Transfer to greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake 30-35 minutes or until top is golden brown and cheese sauce is bubbling around edges.


Ingredients














Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F.


2

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, sauté onion and red bell pepper in olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp-tender. Add sausage; cook and stir until no longer pink. Set aside.


3

Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk and crushed red pepper flakes. Bring to boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in Italico™ until melted. Stir in pasta, reserved sausage mixture, basil and parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


4

Transfer to greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake 30-35 minutes or until top is golden brown and cheese sauce is bubbling around edges.


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