Best Macaroni Cheese

    Best Macaroni Cheese

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    1hr10min


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    About this recipe: This vegetarian pasta bake is quick and easy to prepare. Macaroni is baked with Cheddar cheese, evaporated milk, butter and seasonings. It's the perfect winter comfort food.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 450g macaroni pasta
    • 450g mature Cheddar cheese, sliced
    • 15g butter
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 340ml evaporated milk

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. Grease a 2 litre baking dish. Place a quarter of the macaroni in the bottom, followed by an even layer of one-quarter of the cheese slices. Dot with butter and season with salt and pepper. Repeat layering three times. Pour evaporated milk evenly over the top.
    3. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour or until top is golden brown.

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    Reviews (9)

    by
    7

    I tried this recipe yesterday, and was really impressed at how easy it was, as I usually make the sauce on the hob. I will no longer be using my hob for this dish. I also added bacon strips to one layer and reduced the cooking time to 40 mins. Everyone loved it, next time I will add onions so the veggies can eat it. - 27 Jun 2013

    KCassini
    4

    Absolutely loved this recipe...also added some semi skinned milk, bacon and roast chicken pieces and sprinkled breadcrumbs on top as suggested by a previous reviewer. Will definitely do again. - 25 Mar 2014

    3

    very very easy and tastes good. I added breadcrumbs and paprika to the top. Also was baked, bubbling and thoroughly cooked after half hour in fan assisted oven. - 21 Sep 2013

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