Macaroni and cheese in the microwave

    Macaroni and cheese in the microwave

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    20min


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    This is a quick and delicious version of an American classic. Add diced ham or tomatoes or top with Cheddar cheese slices and grill for more variety.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 1 cup (155g) macaroni
    • 1 cup (250ml) milk
    • 3 tablespoons plain flour
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 tablespoons (40g) butter
    • 1 cup (125g) grated Cheddar cheese

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.
    2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, flour and salt and pepper to taste; whisk or beat until smooth. Add butter and cheese; microwave on high for 5 minutes and whisk until smooth. Microwave for an additional 4 to 5 minutes and whisk or beat until smooth and no lumps remain.
    3. Add cooked pasta to mixture; stir and serve.

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    Reviews (2)

    MumAndMe
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    Good as a quick side, I like a cheese top so used my fall-back cheese and breadcrumbs which worked well. - 10 Feb 2012

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    0

    Great no bake recipe. The whole family loved it, including my one year old. - 15 Jun 2010

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