Pilsner and Pimiento Mac 'n' Cheese

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Pilsner and Pimiento Mac 'n' Cheese

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
25min
Prep
40min
Total

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Description

Pilsner beer, pimiento, and Italian sausage bring up the flavors of a traditional mac 'n' cheese.

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Ingredients
Serves 8
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2 c.Hy-Vee cellentani pasta, dry
1 ¼ c.Pilsner Urquell beer, divided
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
1(1-lbs.) pkg. Italian ground sausage
3 tbsp.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
1 c.Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped white onion
1 c.Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped tricolored peppers
2 ½ c.Hy-Vee whole milk
1(8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee cream cheese, cubed
1(8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee shredded mac and cheese blend
1(4-oz.) jar pimientos, drained
½ tsp.Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
¼ c.Hy-Vee Italian-seasoned whole wheat bread crumbs
Fresh green onions, sliced, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Stockpot
  • Colander
  • Large ovenproof skillet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta according to package directions substituting 1 cup pilsner for 1 cup water. Drain pasta; set aside and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in an ovenproof skillet. Add sausage; cook until browned. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Stir in white onion and tricolor peppers; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add milk and remaining pilsner. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Add cream cheese, mac and cheese blend, pimientos, and crushed red pepper to sauce. Stir in pasta. Top with bread crumbs.

  3. Bake 12 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.

Nutrition facts

Servings

570 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 38g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Protein: 24g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 10%
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Calcium 25%
0%
Vitamin D 6%
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Potassium 6%

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Hy-Vee Seasons September 2019