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Bring a taste of Cajun cooking to your dinner table with this spiced up macaroni and cheese recipe. Spicy chicken and andouille sausage take this slow cooker dinner from plain to flavorful.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
slow-cook:
6 hrs
stand:
5 mins
total:
6 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
7 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker combine chicken, Cajun seasoning, and hot sauce; toss to coat. Stir in next four ingredients (through onion).

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  • Cover and cook on low 6 hours or high 3 hours. If using low, turn to high. Stir in pasta. Cover and cook 10 minutes; stir. Cover and cook 10 minutes more; stir again.

  • Turn off cooker. If possible, remove crockery liner from cooker. Top mixture with both cheeses (do not stir). Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in enough of the milk to reach desired consistency.

Tips

If your slow cooker has a warm setting, you can hold the macaroni and cheese up to 2 hours. If mixture begins to look dry, stir in up to 1/2 cup additional milk to reach desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

382 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 68mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 37g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 5g; protein 21g; vitamin a 786.1IU; vitamin c 20.6mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 13.6mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 627mg; potassium 149mg; calcium 271mg; iron 1.7mg.
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