Bison Pepperoni Macaroni


Chopped bison sausage with pepperoni seasoning is blended into this extra cheesy macaroni and cheese dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups dried elbow macaroni

  • ½ cup chopped green pepper or frozen peas

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt or to taste

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 ½ cups shredded American and Cheddar cheese blend

  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  • 4 ounces bison sausage with pepperoni seasoning, chopped


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, adding green pepper or peas during the last 3 minutes of cooking; drain. Cover and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, for sauce, melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Cook onion in hot butter for 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in flour, salt, and black pepper. Add milk all at once. Whisk constantly until thick and bubbly. Cook, whisking constantly, for 2 more minutes. Reduce heat to low.

  3. Add American & cheddar cheese blend and mozzarella cheese, stirring until sauce is smooth and cheese is melted. Stir the sauce and bison pepperoni into the pasta. Heat through.


Note: Recipe developed and tested by the Better Homes and Gardens(R) Test Kitchen using High Plains Bison products.

Frozen peas can be substituted for the peppers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

321 Calories
16g Fat
26g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 321
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 721mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 308mg 24%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 228mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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