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Cajun Mac and Cheese

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Servings

6-8 people

Kids love it. Adults crave it. Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food! These days mac and cheese is going a little upscale. So, why not spice things up a bit? This Cajun Mac and Cheese by The Cooking Mom combines Andouille Sausage and Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend. It’s full of flavor but not too spicy!

Cajun Mac and Cheese

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Ingredients

  • 14 Ounces Andouille Sausage, Cut into Half Moons

  • 3/4 Cup Green Onions, Sliced and Divided

  • 16 Ounces Cooked Elbow Macaroni, Cooked al dente and Drained Well

  • 4 Tablespoons Butter, Divided

  • 2 Tablespoons Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend, Plus 1-2 Teaspoons for the Top

  • 3 Eggs

  • 1 Cup Sour Cream

  • 3 Cups Milk

  • 5 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Divided

  • 1/2 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs

  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Parsley

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large skillet, brown Andouille Sausage over medium heat for 2-4 minutes or until it just starts to get a bit browned.
  3. Add 1/2 cup green onions and cook another minute or two until the onions start to get soft.
  4. In a large bowl toss the hot cooked pasta with 3 tablespoons of butter. Add 2 tablespoons of Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend to the macaroni.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream and milk until smooth.
  6. Next, mix into the macaroni 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese and egg mixture. Stir in sausage and onions. Stir well to combine.
  7. Spray a 9×13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray. Spoon macaroni mixture into casserole dish. Sprinkle remaining 2 cups of cheese over the top.
  8. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter.
  9. In another bowl, mix together melted butter with panko breadcrumbs and dried parsley. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture on top of casserole. Sprinkle a teaspoon or two of Tony’s No Salt Seasoning over the top.
  10. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly and golden on top. Top with 1/4 cup fresh chopped green onions.

NOTES:

This is also delicious baked in one large cast iron skillet or 6 to 8 individual mini cast iron skillets. If baking in mini skillets, baking time will be 18-25 minutes.

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