Spicy Jalepeno, Hot Sausage and Chorizo Mac and Cheese
A super cheesy chorizo mac and cheese gets a spicy kick from hot sausage and jalapeños! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!
- 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.