Stove Top 3 Cheese Pasta With Sausage

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Stove top 3 cheese pasta

If you love mac and cheese, this is definitely a dish you should try!  It’s super simple, yet rich and creamy!

This is a great weeknight meal when you want to put something together that the whole family will love!  It takes less than 20 minutes start to finish.  You can add in tons of other yummy veggies to this dinner!  I’ve  added broccoli into the pasta water for the last couple of minutes or peppers and onions to fry up with the sausage.

Stove top 3 cheese pasta

Stove Top 3 Cheese Pasta With Sausage

If you love mac and cheese, this is definitely a dish you should try!  It’s super simple, yet rich and creamy!


  • 8 ounces uncooked pasta (I used rigatoni)
  • Italian sausage or sausage links (such as Hillshire Farms) Optional.
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 1/2 cup gruyere cheese (or you can use 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese shredded


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. If using sausage, cook according to package directions. Slice and fry crisp in a pan. Set aside.


  1. Meanwhile, in a sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and whisk until combine. Cook for 1 minute. Slowly add milk a bit at a time until mixed in. Add seasonings. Continue to stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.

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