Smoked Sausage and Bacon Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Add a delicious twist to an old favorite with Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage and Bacon with Monterey Jack Cheese Smoked Sausage, white or sharp Cheddar cheese and crispy bacon.


  • Prep Time

    20 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    30 Minutes

  • Makes

    6 Servings (about 1 cup each)


1 Pkg.

Hillshire Farm Gourmet Creations Beef and Bacon with Monterey Jack Cheese Premium Smoked Beef Sausage

2 Cups

uncooked macaroni (about 8 ounces)

1 Tbsp.

butter or margarine

3 Tbsps.

all purpose flour

1/4 Tsp.


1/8 Tsp.

ground black pepper

2 1/2 Cup


1 Cup

(4 ounces) shredded white or sharp Cheddar cheese

1 Cup

(4 ounces) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese

6 Slices

bacon, cooked, crumbled, divided


green onions, sliced



Preheat oven to 350F. Cut sausage into 1/2" cubes. Add sausage to a large skillet; cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned. Remove sausage from skillet; keep warm.


Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain, rinse and keep warm.


Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in cheese, 4 slices of the bacon and green onion stirring until cheese melted.


Stir in sausage and cooked macaroni. Pour mixture into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining bacon. Bake 20-25 minutes or until edges are bubbling.