Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese is a firm favourite in my house, it's cheap, quick and easy to make, all winners in my book! I want to share my recipe with you today so if by some chance you have never tried to make your own you can give it a go!

Here's what you'll need:
- 4 tablespoon's unsalted butter
- 300g macaroni
- 1 small onion diced
- 1 teaspoon mustard
- 2 tablespoons plain flour
- 375ml milk
- 230g grated cheese
- 1-2 slices of bread

Here's what to do:
- pre-heat oven to 180
- butter dish
- bring a pan of water to the boil
- add macaroni and pinch of salt to water
- cook for 8-10 minutes

- in saucepan melt butter
- add onion and cook until soft

- stir in flour and seasoning

- gradually stir in milk until the sauce is thick

- add mustard
- remove pan from heat and stir in most of the cheese

- drain the macaroni and put into prepared dish

- add cheese sauce to dish and mix together 

- blitz bread in blender to make breadcrumbs

- mix breadcrumbs with remainder of cheese

- sprinkle cheese breadcrumbs over dish

- cook for 20-30 mins
- take out oven when golden brown

There you go, simple and yummy!

We like to have ours with a nice tomato salad and some crusty bread!


  1. wow, sounds interesting.

  2. This looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!