Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese ranks as one of the all time favourite comfort foods and is a cinch to make, however it’s one of those meals I don’t make very often and when I do, I thoroughly enjoy it, and is usually a meal for evenings when I have been out or busy the whole day and just never got as far as planning supper.

 

Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients

250g macaroni or pasta of choice
1 onion sliced
4 rashers bacon diced
80ml butter
80ml flour
500ml milk
11/2 cups cheddar cheese grated
5ml chicken stock powder
Pepper to taste
1 large tomato chopped

Method

  1. Cook the macaroni according to the package instructions.
  2. Fry the onion and bacon together over a medium heat until the onion is translucent and set aside.
  3. In a pot, melt the butter and the flour and stir through to form a roux.
  4. Add the milk and continue to stir until thickened.
  5. Add the cheese and stir through until incorporated.
  6. Add the stock powder and pepper to taste.
  7. Stir in the bacon and onion and macaroni.
  8. Stir in the tomato just before serving.
  9. Serve as is or bake for 20 minutes in the oven preheated to 180Β°C.
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22 thoughts on “Macaroni and Cheese

  1. I know, I’m the same – good old mac ‘n cheese is something I too adore, so comforting, memories of kids & another time, but it still tastes heavenly done right πŸ™‚

  2. My kiddies love macaroni and cheese. As a child, I could eat this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and still want more the next day. Definitely a favorite comfort food of mine.

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