Macaroni cheese, the best

    Macaroni cheese, the best

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    25min


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    About this recipe: A recipe we have been making in this family for years - still a favourite.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 600ml milk
    • 60g butter
    • 60g plain flour
    • ½ tsp mustard
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 60 to 90g any cheese - grated or crumbled
    • 200g macaroni
    • 1 tin tomatoes (optional)

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Cook macaroni then put aside.
    2. Add everything except the cheese, tomatoes and pasta in a saucepan. Simmer for 10 - 12 minutes whisking occasionally. Stir till thickened.
    3. Stir in the cheese, tomatoes (if required) and simmer till heated through and cheese is melted, then add the pasta to warm sauce. Season to taste and cook till heated through.
    4. If too thick, thin down with a little more milk. For a thinner sauce add less milk.

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    Reviews (4)

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    1

    This was so filling and delicious! Even my very picky partner liked it. Next time i'll half the ingrediants as it giver very generous portions! - 03 Sep 2011

    1

    My fussy kids loved it. - 25 Jan 2011

    0

    Delicious and say to make as well. I added some extra cheese and popped it in the oven for a bit 😀 - 01 Oct 2015

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