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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes 5 (1-cup) servings.
YOU WILL NEED:
1 package Zatarain’s® White Cheddar Chipotle Pasta Dinner Mix
1 package (14 to 16 oz.) smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices*
2 cups milk
1 cup water
1. COOK sausage in large skillet on medium heat for 5 minutes or until lightly browned; stirring occasionally. Drain fat from skillet.
2. STIR in milk, water and Pasta Dinner Mix. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
3. REMOVE from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Sauce will thicken upon standing. Stir before serving.
*Substitute 1 pound ground beef for the sausage. Drain fat from skillet.
Chicken & Broccoli: Omit smoked sausage. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Continue as directed, adding 2 cups fresh broccoli florets after pasta mixture comes to boil in Step 2.
Sausage & Pepper: Omit smoked sausage. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips, and 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion; cook and stir 3 minute or until tender-crisp. Remove from skillet. Brown 1 pound bulk Italian sausage in skillet. Drain fat. Continue as directed, stirring in vegetable mixture at the end of Step 2.
ENRICHED MACARONI PRODUCT (DURHAM WHEAT FLOUR, NIACIN, IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID), CHEDDAR CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), ENRICHED BLEACHED WHEAT FLOUR (FLOUR, NIACIN, IRON, THIAMINE. RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID), SALT, WHEY(MILK), MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SPICES (INCLUDING CHILI PEPPER, PAPRIKA, BLACK PEPPER), SUGAR, YEAST EXTRACT, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, DISODIUM PHOSPHATE, XANTHAN GUM, NATURAL FLAVOR, AND SODIUM CASEINATE, (MILK).
1/3 cup dry mix (34g) = 1 cup prepared