Dijon Macaroni and Cheese

Dijon Macaroni and Cheese


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Real macaroni and cheese is a treat to die for. The secret is a touch of Dijon mustard to give it a spicy tang. Great on cold days!


Serves: 6 

  • 220g macaroni
  • 65g butter
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 cups (500ml) milk
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat melt butter and stir in flour. Cook for about 1 minute until smooth and bubbly; stirring occasionally. Mix in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard. Continue cooking until sauce is thickened. Add cooked macaroni and Cheddar cheese.
  4. Pour into a casserole dish. In small bowl mix together bread crumbs, butter and parsley; spread over macaroni and cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.

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