2017 Hot Link Cookoff People’s Choice: Adult Kicked Up Sausage Mac and Cheese with Mountain View Mild Links


1 tbsp olive oil

16 oz Mountain View Sausages – sliced into rounds

1 cup onion – diced

2 cloves or 1 tbsp minced garlic

2 cups chicken broth

1 can of rotel undrained

½ cup heavy cream

8 oz bowtie pasta

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 cups Monterrey Jack cheese – shredded


Heat oil over med/high heat. Add sausage and diced onion. Cook until lightly browned (4 – 5 minutes). Add garlic and cook another minute. Add broth, rotel, heavy cream, uncooked pasta, salt and pepper. Stir well – bring to boil then cover and reduce heat to med/low. Simmer until pasta is tender (about 15 minutes). Once pasta is tender turn off burner and add your cheese and stir until all is melted.

Makes about 6 – 8 servings.