Skillet Mac and Cheese with Sausage and Bell Peppers
In this homemade mac and cheese recipe, everything is cooked in one skillet: sausage, bell peppers, and even pasta! This delicious red sauce macaroni and cheese will become your new family favorite!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 45minutes
2bell peppers, diced
8ozelbow macaroni, dry
⅓cuphalf and half
In a large skillet cook sausage on medium heat, until meat is brown. Drain off fat.
Add diced bell peppers, dried elbow macaroni, marinara sauce, and water. Bring to boil; reduce heat to simmer. Simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes until macaroni is tender, occasionally stirring.
Add half and half, sprinkle with cheese, and mix everything well. Remove from heat, cover and let it sit for about 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
WHAT IS HALF AND HALF? To make 1 cup of half and half, combine ½ cup of milk and ½ cup of heavy cream (or heavy whipping cream).Follow Julia on Pinterestand Facebookto get more recipes and dinner ideas for your weekly meal planning!