The Dairy Good Cookbook
Get the Recipe: Cajun Mac and Cheese
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 2 large yellow onions, finely diced (about 2 cups)
- 2 cups finely diced bell peppers, 2 cups
- 1 cup slice Andouille sausage
- 4 cups heavy cream
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 pound bow-tie pasta, cooked according to package directions
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- Melt the butter in an extra large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add onions and bell peppers and cook until vegetables begin to soften, 5 to 6 minutes.
- Add the sausage and cook for another 5-6 minutes or until the vegetables are soft and the sausage begins to brown.
- Pour in the heavy cream and increase the heat to high.
- Bring to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer until the cream has thickened slightly, about 5 minutes.
- Add the cheese and stir until melted and combined.
- Season with salt and black pepper.
- Add the cooked pasta and stir until all ingredients are well combined and the pasta is coated with sauce.
- Serve immediately topped with a sprinkling of green onions.
Recipe courtesy of The Dairy Good Cookbook, Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
When I was done reading this book I didn’t just walk away with a belly full of delicious Cajun mac and cheese and a handsome cookbook to add to my stash. I walked away with a whole new respect for our nation’s 47,000+ dedicated dairy farmers. They work so hard to bring us that delicious creamy yogurt, gooey cheese, fresh butter, and the list goes on.
This cookbook left me satisfied, educated, enlightened and feeling like I had just come from visiting the dairy farm! Well done, dairy farmers!
This article is sponsored by Dairy Good. The opinions and text are my own.
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