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Spicy Jalepeno, Hot Sausage and Chorizo Mac and Cheese | Go Go Go Gourmet @gogogogourmet

Spicy Jalepeno, Hot Sausage and Chorizo Mac and Cheese

A super cheesy chorizo mac and cheese gets a spicy kick from hot sausage and jalapeƱos! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!
Author Jacqueline


  • 1 lb mezze penne pasta
  • 8 tablespoons butter cut into small pieces
  • 8 oz chorizo sausage
  • 8 oz hot sausage
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 8 oz Velveeta cheese cut into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar shredded
  • 1 cup mild cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 jalepenos seed and ribs removed, thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta; cook until al dente. Drain and return to pot.
  • Add the butter and stir until melted.
  • Heat a small skillet over medium high heat. Add the chorizo and hot sausage to the skillet. Break up into small pieces and cook until brown.
  • Add the half and half, Velveeta, 1 cup of the sharp cheddar and 1/2 cup of the mild cheddar to the pasta. Stir together, then fold in the cooked sausage and jalepenos.
  • Spray a shallow serving dish (sized approximately 13 x 9) with nonstick cooking spray. Pour in the macaroni mixture and top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes.