Macaroni and Cheese Dog Casserole

Recipe by Troop Angel
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil a large pot of water for macaroni.
  • Salt water and under cook macaroni, cook about 7 minutes until just under al dente in doneness.
  • Preheat broiler and set rack 12 inches from heat.
  • While pasta works, heat a large deep nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan, then add hot dogs and brown on both sides, 4 minutes total.
  • Remove the dogs with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Add another tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan, and the butter.
  • When butter melts, cook onions 4 to 5 minutes, then add flour and cook another minute.
  • Add beer/chicken broth and cook off completely, 1 minute.
  • Whisk in milk and bring to a bubble, then season sauce with salt and pepper and stir in mustard and ketchup.
  • Lower heat and add 2 cups of the cheese.
  • Stir to melt, about 1 minute. Adjust mustard, ketchup, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drain pasta well.
  • Combine pasta and hot dogs with sauce and coat evenly, then pour into large (13 x 9) casserole dish and top with remaining cheese.
  • Melt and brown cheese under broiler, about 2 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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