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Classic Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Certainly not traditional Italian, but classically American, Mac ‘n’ Cheese is a simple dish to throw together and maybe a little naughty on the waist.


Classic Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Prep Time:



Serves 4 People


£0.85 per Person



  • Ingredients

    250g Uncooked Macaroni
    70g Butter
    3tbsp Plain Flour
    275g Mature Cheddar Grated
    50g Parmesan Grated
    750ml Milk
    50g Breadcrumbs
    1tsp Paprika
    Black Pepper

How to Cook

1. Cook your macaroni in boiling salted water according to the packet instructions then drain and put to one side.

2. Now you need to make your sauce, melt 50g of the butter over a medium heat then stir in just enough flour to make a roux. It should combine to do this.

3. Add your milk to the roux slowly and constantly stirring. It should go smooth at this stage.

4. Add in your cheeses and cook over a low heat until all of the cheese has melted and the sauce has thickened. Season with a little black pepper.

5. Put your macaroni into a large oven proof dish and pour over your sauce. Stir it all to ensure all of the macaroni is coated in your sauce.

6. Melt your remaining butter then add your breadcrumbs with the paprika and brown them off them tip onto the top of your macaroni for a little added textural crunch.

7. Bake at 180c/Gas Mark 4 for around 30 minutes and serve up immediately.

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