Macaroni Cheese, the Best

    Macaroni Cheese, the Best

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    Our family's recipe for macaroni and cheese. Mustard and tinned tomatoes make it a little different.

    Robhino Auckland, New Zealand

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 200g macaroni
    • 600ml milk
    • 60g butter
    • 60g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 60 - 90g any cheese - grated or crumbled
    • 1 tin tomatoes (optional)

    Directions
    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Cook macaroni pasta then put aside.
    2. Add everything except the cheese, tomatoes and pasta in a saucepan. Simmer for 10 - 12 minutes whisking occasionally. Stir till thickened.
    3. Stir in the cheese, tomatoes (if required) and simmer till heated through and cheese is melted, then add the pasta to warm sauce. Season to taste and cook till heated through.
    4. If too thick, thin down with a little more milk. For a thinner sauce add less milk.

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    Reviews (3)

    1

    Very easy to make. Both my boys enjoyed it. Could easily add seasoning to adapt as required. - 01 Aug 2011

    scottynkimmy
    1

    I tweaked a little and Baked with a Gratin topping! - 03 Apr 2011

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    Very easy all liked it - 25 May 2015

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