Posted by Boss Hog Credit: Justapinch.com on Sep 26th 2023
Almost everyone loves mac & cheese. Here's a dish for us Bacon and Sausage Lovers!
1 3/4 c uncooked elbow macaroni
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp flour
1 c low sodium chicken broth
1/2 c half & half
1 c sharp cheddar, shredded
1 c white cheddar, shredded
4 slices bacon coarsely chopped
2 cooked sausage links sliced in 1/2 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
1. Cook macaroni according to box instructions and drain well in colander. Set aside.
2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour, whisking constantly cook for 1 minute. Slowly stir in chicken broth alternating with half & half. Cook over very low heat stirring frequently until slightly thickened; approximately 10 minutes. Slowly stir in the sharp cheddar and the white cheddar; stirring frequently.
3. Meanwhile in a small skillet over medium low heat add bacon and cook until almost completely browned. Add sausage rounds and cook another 2-3 minutes or until bacon is crispy and sausage rounds are lightly browned. Remove bacon and sausage from pan with slotted spoon. Combine bacon, sausage, cheese sauce and elbow macaroni. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Serve immediately.