Mac and Cheese

Mama’s Macaroni Cheese

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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!

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Mama's Macaroni Cheese
A macaroni and cheese everyone will love!
Mac and Cheese
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian, NZ
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian, NZ
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Mac and Cheese
Instructions
  1. Boil water as per pasta packet instructions
  2. Add salt and a little oil to the water
  3. Cook pasta
  4. Once al dente drain, cool with cold water and spread in suitable casserole dish
  5. In a frying pan heat a tablespoon of oil
  6. Once heated gently fry the onion and garlic for 1-2 mins
  7. Then add the bacon and gently fry
  8. Once cooked take off the element and spread evenly over and through the cooked pasta
  9. Melt nob of butter in saucepan
  10. Mix flour in a cup with 1/2 a cup of milk
  11. Add to saucepan and add remaining milk gradually, continuously stirring, as it thickens, then add cream
  12. Bring to the boil, then immediately reduce (should be slightly thickened)
  13. Add cheese and parmesan and salt and pepper
  14. Keep stirring, cheese should melt into a nice,slightly thickened cheese sauce
  15. Add salt and lots of pepper
  16. Pour cheese sauce over the pasta
  17. Grate 50g of extra cheese and chop parsley and put on top with extra salt and pepper
  18. Put in oven at 180 degrees for 20 mins to bake
  19. Then grill until crispy on top
  20. Then eat while hot and creamy!
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