Instant pot turkey sausage and macaroni casserole. This recipe for a casserole is perfect for those hectic mornings when you don’t have time to mess around in the kitchen.
What can I substitute for the turkey sausage?
We can substitute the turkey sausage with a vegan sausage. We can also use tofu, tempeh, or lentils.
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Instant Pot Turkey Sausage and Macaroni Casserole
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- 1½ cups (375 ml) milk
- 1½ cups (375 ml) chicken broth
- 11½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon dried sage
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 pound (480 g) of turkey sausages, cut into pieces
- 8 oz (240 g) dried shell pasta
- 1½ cups shredded Swiss cheese
- 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
In a large mixing bowl, combine the milk, chicken broth, all-purpose flour, and sage. Whisk until the flour is dissolved.
Melt the butter in a 6-quart (6L) electric instant pot turned to browning function. Add sausage pieces and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, for about 4 minutes.
Stir in the milk mixture until smooth. Add the macaroni and toss well.
Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 8 minutes.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid.
Stir in the remaining ingredients, then set the lid loosely over the pot and set aside for 5 minutes.
Mix well before serving. Serve hot.