BACON CHICKEN SAUSAGE MACARONI AND CHEESE


This macaroni and cheese recipe is a truly decadent experience! Savory bacon tender chicken sausage is mixed in with white and sharp cheddar cheese for a creamy, delicious dish.

INGREDIENTS


1 3/4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour


1 cup low sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup half n half

1 cup sharp cheddar shredded


1 cup white cheddar shredded

4 slices bacon coarsely chopped

2 cooked chicken sausage links (I use Aidells Chicken & Apple) sliced in 1/2 inch rounds

Salt & pepper to taste


INSTRUCTIONS


Cook macaroni according to box instructions and drain well in colander. Set aside.

In large saucepan over medium heat melt butter. Whisk in flour, Whisking constantly cook for 1 minute. Slowly stir in chicken broth alternating with half n half. Cook over very low heat stirring frequently until slightly thickened; approximately 10 minutes. Slowly stir in the sharp cheddar and the white cheddar; stirring frequently.

Meanwhile in a small skillet over medium low heat add bacon and cook until almost completely browned. Add sausage rounds and cook another 2-3 minutes or until bacon is crispy and sausage rounds are lightly browned. Remove bacon and sausage from pan with slotted spoon. Combine bacon, sausage, cheese sauce and elbow macaroni. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Source : smalltownwoman.com