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Italian-Style Mac & Cheese With Chicken Sausage

Posted by on Feb. 12, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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2 cups ( 8 oz) dry elbow macaroni ( regular or whole wheat)
1 can ( 12 fl. oz) Nestle Carnation evaporated lowfat 2% milk
2 cups ( 8-oz pkg) shredded italian-style 4 or 5 cheese blend
2 links ( 6 oz. ) fully-cooked italian-seasoned chicken sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2 tablespoons finely sliced fresh basil leaves

1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain

2. Meanwhile, combine evaporated milk, cheese, sausage, garlic powder and black pepper in medium saucepan.

3. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Remove from heat

4. Add pasta to cheese sauce; stir until combined

5. Add tomatoes and basil; stir gently until mixed in


Tip: Different flavors of chicken sausage can be substituted. Makes 6 servings, 1 cup each.
by on Feb. 12, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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VanBurren
by Beth on Feb. 12, 2013 at 8:13 PM

 Simple dish....definitely worth a try:)

snuggiewoogie
by on Feb. 13, 2013 at 4:09 PM

 My child might dig this one :)

toybar02
by Bronze Member on Feb. 13, 2013 at 4:34 PM
my kids love this, i wasnt sure if they would like it but they did
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