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Turkey Chorizo Mac & Cheese

Turkey Chorizo Mac & Cheese

It's time to turn up the heat on your homemade mac and cheese! Our Turkey Chorizo Mac and Cheese combines everything you love about baked mac and cheese recipes with the savory addition of black beans, bell peppers, and chorizo. Your family will love this easy, spicy take on classic comfort food.

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP 20 minutes
total time TOTAL More than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups whole grain elbow macaroni
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Chorizo Seasoning Turkey Sausage
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ½ cup black beans, drained
  • ½ cup corn
  • 1½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ cups breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook macaroni as specified on the package; set aside.
  3. Whisk egg. Add and combine milk, garlic and onion powder; set aside.
  4. In 9 x 13-inch baking pan, evenly add chorizo, peppers, beans, corn and cheeses. Stir in macaroni. Pour in milk sauce and stir.
  5. In skillet, over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in breadcrumbs. Top turkey mixture evenly with breadcrumbs. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden color. Let set for 15 minutes before cutting.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories470

Protein31g

Carbohydrates44g

Fiber3g

Sugars4g

Fat20g

Cholesterol95mg

Sodium760mg

Saturated Fat9g

MADE WITH

Chorizo Seasonings Turkey Sausage

Chorizo Seasonings Turkey Sausage

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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