Sausage mac and cheese

sausage mac n cheese
Sausage macaroni and cheese | © Flickr

Try this sausage macaroni and cheese step-by-step recipe. An Italian dinner recipe that’s packed with all of your favourite flavours of a classic mac and cheese, but with an extra twist with ground sausage.


  • Macaroni pasta (elbow type)
  • Ground sausage
  • 1 big onion, sliced
  • Leek, thinly sliced
  • Sweet peppers, chopped
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Vegetable oil
  • Seasoning cubes (Maggi/Knorr)
  • Pepper to tast
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cook macaroni as directed on package. Cook undone, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large cooking pan over medium-high heat. Cook sausage with onion until meat is brown. Spice with some seasoning.
  3. Add diced tomatoes and macaroni. Cook, stirring frequently for about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir-in seasoning mix; sweet peppers, hot pepper, seasoning cubes. Stir and combine very well – cook for about 5 minutes. Taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese and leeks. Stir well until cheese melts and mixed in. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Enjoy!

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