My internet is finally back! Hurray! I will now be resuming my regular posting schedule! I must say though that it was really odd to be without internet for a week. There were a lot of things we normally do that require internet that we never appreciated before like looking up store hours, listening to the radio, etc etc. The extra quality family time however was great and we ended up going to the library and getting lots of books and comics to spend our evenings instead!
The recipe I want to share with you today is a bit of an unusual one but it is sooo good; this was one of my favourite recipes growing up and I love how simple it is to make! It has also become one of my daughter’s favourite meals as well! The secret is lots of vinegar, told you it was odd!
Also I would like to note I have made this before with pork/Italian sausages but personally I prefer the taste and texture of all beef sausages.
Beef Sausages & Macaroni
1 lb. beef sausages
2 cups macaroni
1 whole onion, chopped
1 tbsp. beef bouillon
2-3 cups water
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp. cornstarch
Chop up your onion and place in a frying pan with a bit of oil and start to sauté. Once your onions are soft add the sausages (I like to cut them in half) and turn the heat to high to brown the sausages. Start boiling water in a separate pot for your macaroni, cook and strain according to package directions.
Once your sausages are browned add your water. The water will be turned into a delicious sauce and it does reduce a fair bit so make sure you have lots! Bring the water and sausages to a boil then turn to a simmer. Add the beef bouillon and seasonings minus the cornstarch.
Allow your sausages to simmer for about 5-10 minutes, once fully cooked place a few tablespoons of the gravy into a cup and combine with the cornstarch. Bring your gravy back to a boil and add the cornstarch, allow to boil for a few minutes to thicken.
Serve the sausages on top of the macaroni and add a splash or two of vinegar; I love adding a lot of vinegar but it’s all about personal preference, enjoy!