Main Dishes

Cajun Mac and Cheese

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Such a delicious version of mac and cheese!

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12 ounces veggie pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 ounces andouille sausage, diced
2 bunches green onions, sliced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon cajun seasoning, store bought or homemade
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 cups fat free milk
8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
Cook pasta according to directions, but cooking for 1 minute less than package directions. Drain pasta, and save 1 cup of the pasta water. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat and cook...
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Nutritions

Calories
512

Sodium
1358mg
56% DV

Fat
35g
55% DV

Protein
22g
45% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV