A great twist on a traditional comfort food.
Introduce vegetables to old favourites for up-to-the-minute healthy family meals. This well-loved pasta dish is delicious with mushrooms, peas and peppers added. Using a small amount of powerful Roquefort cheese ensures that the sauce is creamy and full flavoured, but not too high in fat.
Broccoli and cauliflower add extra nutrients to a family favourite, while a fat-free sauce keeps it light.
A deliciously rich and comforting macaroni cheese.
Kids love it and it's easy to make. Also good if you add some chopped ham!
This recipe uses less milk and no thickener whatsoever! Very cheesy, too! You can either serve it from the pot, or top with buttered breadcrumbs and put in a 180 / Gas 4 oven to brown for half an hour, but we like ours fine without.
I like it because it has tomatoes and English mustard which spice up the regular macaroni and cheese.
A recipe we have been making in this family for years - still a favourite.
This is a very cheap, tasty and filling meal ,ideal for families! Ingredients can be adapted to make more and you won't have to make a roux so saves a lot of time and hassle!
This recipe came from my gran and conjures up lots of good memories. The ultimate comfort food!
If you're trying to eat better but still love your comfort food, this is for you. Likewise, this is a great way to get kids to eat their veg without them knowing it! A lovely macaroni cheese that tastes every bit as indulgent, but with some added goodness.
Quick and easy mac and cheese, with few ingredients, no messing about with flour and roux and useful when you can't be bothered to spend YOUR quality time preparing food while the kids argue with you about doing their homework...
This is a good, filling recipe for all the family. Macaroni is combined with white sauce, grated cheese and baked with a layer of crunchy breadcrumbs over top. Use your favourite cheese for this recipe, and make your own white sauce or use shop-bought.
This pasta bake has comfort food written all over it! Macaroni is baked in a Cheddar and mozzarella cheese sauce with cubed ham. Enjoy during the cold winter months.
This is a macaroni cheese for grown-ups! Use your favourite blue cheese for this recipe - Stilton, Gorgonzola, Danish, Roquefort. The macaroni is tossed in a decadently creamy sauce with blue cheese, Parmesan, yoghurt, and green and red peppers.
This is an embellished macaroni cheese recipe that gets quite inventive, but yields comfortingly delicious results. Macaroni, diced bacon, broccoli and frozen potato rosti are baked together with cheese sauce till golden and bubbly. You could get creative and use other ingredients - such as diced ham instead of bacon, or cauliflower instead of broccoli.
It doesn't get better than this. This is a tried and true macaroni cheese recipe that is simple and easy to make. Kids will adore it, and so will you! Use mild or mature Cheddar based on your family tastes.
A great twist in the classic mac and cheese. Macaroni is baked in a cheesy mushroom sauce. It's the perfect winter comfort food.
The kids will love this creative way of cooking mac and cheese! Macaroni is baked with a cheese sauce in muffin tins. Allow the muffins to cool a little, to let the cheese set up.
This is a great dish to throw together for the little-uns. Macaroni is baked with frankfurters in a cheese sauce. Simple and very satisfying.