Macaroni & Hot Italian Sausage

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Bergy

A macaroni casserole is always welcome in most families. Use mild sausage or bratwurst if you prefer. I like a bit of spice so I like to add a couple of jalapenos chopped and perhaps some olives or some hot sauce. Make it as hot or as mild as you like. Good meal for those fall/winter days ahead. Serve with a green salad and crusty rolls and there's your meal.

Top Review by mdumes

This was a good recipe with ingredients we actually had (except the sherry). I substituted 1/8 cup of vinegar, 1/8 cup of water and 1/2 tbsp of sugar for the sherry and boiled it the same as sherry. It was a huge hit with my husband, 2/3 kids liked it too! Definitely need to stir it up at about half the time, and reduced the time by 15 minutes or it would have been crispy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray a skillet with oil, heat.
  2. Add sausage, cook until crumbly, break it up as you are cooking the sausage, pour off excess fat.
  3. Add mushrooms and onion, cook until tender.
  4. Turn sausage, mushrooms and onion into an oven proof dish (approx 9x13").
  5. Pour sherry into the skillet and bring to a boil, stirring constantly to scrape up the brown bits.
  6. Pour sherry over the sausage mixture.
  7. Stir in the tomato sauce, beef consommé, water and pasta.
  8. Bake in 375°F oven (covered) for 1 hour or until pasta is tender.
  9. Stir in sour cream (or cottage cheese).
  10. Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley.
  11. Serve.

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