Stout Macaroni and Cheese

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Cook Time: ~30 min


8 Ounces Uncooked Rotini

2 tsp Canola Oil

4-6 oz Hot Turkey Italian Sausage

3/4 Cup Diced Onion

2 1/2 Tbsp Flour

1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper

Kosher Salt

1 Cup Stout Beer, such as Guinness

1/3 Cup Whole Milk

2.5 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Grated

2 oz Processed Cheese such as Velveeta, Shredded

Panko Bread Crumbs


1) Preheat oven to 450 F. Cook pasta according to package directions.

2) While pasta cooks and oven heats, heat a large saucepan over high heat, add oil and swirl to coat pan then reduce heat to medium. Remove casings sausages and add sausage and onion to pan. Cook for 6 min, stirring to crumble up sausage.

3) Add flour, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook for an additional minute.

4) Add beer and bring to a boil. Cook mixture for 3 min until thick and bubbly, stirring continuously.

5) Remove from heat and add cheddar, Velveeta, and milk; stir until smooth. Then add pasta and mix in.

6) Divide mixture evenly among 4 ceramic gratin dishes sprinkle with panko bread crumbs and bake at 450 for 10 min. You could also put mac and cheese in a casserole dish and serve family style, timing will remain the same.


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