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Pizza Mac and Cheese


Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword dinner, pepperoni, pizza
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 581 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup Onion (diced)
  • 1 cup Green bell peppers (diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Flour
  • 4 1/2 cups Milk
  • 4 cups Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup Pizza sauce
  • 1/2 pound Ground sausage
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 cup Mini pepperoni
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles accord to package directions, drain, and set aside.
  2. In a skillet saute onions and peppers for 1-2 minutes in oil. Add ground sausage and cook though. Drain and set side.
  3. Meanwhile in a large saucepan melt butter. Whisk in flour and continue to whisk for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Reduce heat to medium low and add milk whisking occasionally for 5 minutes. Add cheese and whisk until melted and smooth. Add in garlic powder and mix again. 

  4. Pour cheese sauce over noodles and mix until noodles are well coated. Pour in pizza sauce, cooked sausage, peppers, onions, pepperoni, and mozzarella cheese. Mix until well combined and mozzarella has melted. 

    Optional: I garnished mine with fresh green peppers, mozzarella cheese, and more pepperoni. 

Nutrition Facts
Pizza Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 581 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 19g95%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 848mg35%
Potassium 455mg13%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1020IU20%
Vitamin C 12.8mg16%
Calcium 443mg44%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.