Macaroni and Cheese is one of the most recognisable comfort foods around – for good reason! I wouldn’t call it healthy, and its certainly not a light meal, but if you’re looking for a meal to provide a rich, hearty experience then look no further!
Mama's Macaroni Cheese
A macaroni and cheese everyone will love!
Boil water as per pasta packet instructions
Add salt and a little oil to the water
Once al dente drain, cool with cold water and spread in suitable casserole dish
In a frying pan heat a tablespoon of oil
Once heated gently fry the onion and garlic for 1-2 mins
Then add the bacon and gently fry
Once cooked take off the element and spread evenly over and through the cooked pasta
Melt nob of butter in saucepan
Mix flour in a cup with 1/2 a cup of milk
Add to saucepan and add remaining milk gradually, continuously stirring, as it thickens, then add cream
Bring to the boil, then immediately reduce (should be slightly thickened)
Add cheese and parmesan and salt and pepper
Keep stirring, cheese should melt into a nice,slightly thickened cheese sauce
Add salt and lots of pepper
Pour cheese sauce over the pasta
Grate 50g of extra cheese and chop parsley and put on top with extra salt and pepper
Put in oven at 180 degrees for 20 mins to bake
Then grill until crispy on top
Then eat while hot and creamy!