Cheryl's Comforting Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe by Chef Shadows
READY IN: 55mins




  • Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions.
  • Drain; rinse with cold water; drain again.
  • In a 12 inch skillet over medium-high heat, cook sausages until well browned on all sides and cooked through, turning frequently, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove sausages to cutting board.
  • In drippings remaining in the skillet over medium heat, cook pepper and onion until tender, about 8 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove to a large bowl.
  • When sausages are cool enough to handle, cut them into 1/2-inch-thick slices; add to bowl with vegetables.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease 12x8-inch baking dish.
  • In 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  • Stir in the flour; cook 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the milk gradually.
  • Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the cheeses, Tabasco, garlic and salt until cheese melts.
  • Stir frequently.
  • In a large bowl combine the sausage, macaroni, and cheese sauce.
  • Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until mixture is hot and bubbly.