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.

AVERAGE CUSTOMER RATING

  • Prep Time

    20 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    30 Minutes

  • Makes

    6 Servings (about 1 cup each)

Ingredients

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.

salt

1/8 Tsp.

ground black pepper

2 1/2 Cup

milk

1 Cup

(4 ounces) shredded white or sharp Cheddar cheese

1 Cup

(4 ounces) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese

6 Slices

bacon, cooked, crumbled, divided

4

green onions, sliced

Preparation

1

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.

2

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

3

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.

4

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.