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Breakfast Mac 'n' Cheese

Adding hash browns and breakfast sausage gives you the perfect excuse to have mac 'n' cheese for breakfast.



  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 pound breakfast sausage, removed from casing and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • 1 cup grated cheddar
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen hash browns
  • Extra cheese, for topping
  • Chopped chives, for garnish
  • Hot sauce (optional)

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Brown sausage in a large skillet. Remove and set aside for later.
  3. In same skillet, melt butter, and stir in flour until smooth. Slowly pour in milk and keep stirring until smooth and thick.
  4. Lower heat. Add cheeses and season with salt and pepper. Stir until cheese has melted. Stir in cooked pasta, breakfast sausage and red bell pepper. Top with frozen hash browns.
  5. Place skillet in oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until hash browns are golden and crispy.
  6. Serve with a garnish of chopped chives and hot sauce.