Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Adapted from a Pinterest recipe-- I lightened it up a little bit- but not too much- it's still cheesy and yummy! My kids don't like "red and green thingies" in their food, so I use a hand blender on the Ro-Tel before adding it to the pot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. heat oil in skillet.
  2. slice smoked sausage into rounds and add.
  3. cook 10 minutes, stirring.
  4. add garlic and cook 5 minutes more, stirring.
  5. add broth, Ro-Tel, milk, and pasta.
  6. bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and let pasta cook.
  7. when pasta is tender, stir in cheese and serve.