Cheesey Noodles and Sausage

Cheesey Noodles and Sausage

If you are in a rush and need a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is my top pick. You can even use the microwave to shorten the time. Every time I make this dish, my kids ask for seconds and thirds! This is also a great recipe to use if you have leftover holiday ham.

Prep time:  5 mins

Cook time:  15 mins

Total time:  20 mins
Serves: 4
INGREDIENTS
  • Egg Noodles-16oz
  • 1 Cup Zucchini, diced
  • ½ Cup Onion, diced
  • 2 Cups Turkey Sausage, cubed
  • 1 Tablespoon Fajita Seasoning
  • ½ Teaspoon Paprika
  • Red Pepper Flakes (optional)

CHEESE SAUCE

  • 2 Tablespoons of butter
  • 2 Tablespoons of flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Fajita Seasoning
  • 3/4 Cup of Milk
  • 2 Cups Monterrey Jack Cheese, shredded

Directions

Stove Top

  • Bring water in a pot to boil and cook egg noodles as directed. Drain and put noodles back into pot.
  • Sautee veggies and sausage for about 7 minutes, or until tender. Pour veggies and sausage on top of noodles

Cheese Sauce

  •  Put butter in a large glass dish and microwave for about 30 seconds(I use a 2 cup glass measuring cup)
  •  Add flour, seasoning and whisk into melted butter
  • slowly add milk on top of butter mixture and whisk together until blended
  • microwave for another minute
  •  stir milk mixture to blend a little more. Stir in the cheese and microwave for another 2 minutes
  • stir cheese sauce and pour on top of noodles and veggies
  • Toss noodles with cheese sauce and serve. Add red pepper flakes/or Tabasco for a spicier dish.

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