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Apple & Sausage Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 5 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Yellow Onion, Chopped
  • 1 1/2 package, TWR 100% Grass-Fed Beef Sausage
  • 2 tablespoons Dried Sage
  • 1 lb Gala Apples, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup Flour
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 8 ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 8 ounces Havarti Cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 pound Large Shell Pasta
  • Garnish:
    • 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs
    • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
    • 1/4 cup of Parsley, minced

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F
  2. Dice sausage into bite sized pieces. Add butter, chopped onion and sausage to a deep saucepan. Let cook for 5 minutes over low-medium heat. Add apple, sage and stir for another 3 minutes.
  3. Pour in flour slowly and continue to stir. Once fully coated, add milk and stir for another 5 minutes. Add in half of the cheese, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Cook and stir until cheese has melted. Pour in the remainder of the cheese, add 1/4 cup of milk if needed. Consistency should be thick.
  4. In a separate pot, bring water to a boil. Add elbow macaroni and cook for only half the amount of the time that the box instructions recommend. Drain pasta and transfer to a 9×13 baking dish.
  5. Pour cheese mixture over the pasta until evenly coated. Place in oven for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Mix breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese together in a small bowl. Top the baking dish with an even layer of breadcrumbs and parmesan. Place back into the oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  7. Garnish the final baking dish with minced parsley and dig in!
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