Monday, 1 April 2013

MAKE MY MACARONI CHEESE BAKE.... You'll love this, a little gourmet but so easy to make. The kids give it a huge thumbs up and I always make a big tray so its perfect tucker for next day lunch boxes. Dont take the recipe to heart, a lttle more cheese here, a little less pepper there, not a problem. Even double the recipe for more leftovers. Make it your own. Serve it with a green salad or roasted vegies on a cold night. Bon Appetit. 
Ok. Here we go.
1 500g pkt dried macaroni (cooked al dente)
A knob of butter
2 heaped tblsp plain flour
About 3 or 4 cups milk 
Salt &  pepper
1/2 cup each, grated parmesan and mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated tasty cheese
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
3 ripe sweet tomotoes sliced

Melt butter in a sauepan. Add the flour and stir till completely coated with the melted butter. Stir for a further minute over heat. Then with a whisk, add a cup of milk at a time stirring continuously till it reaches a thick, cream like consistency. Then stir through a pinch of good sea salt and cracked pepper to taste. Add the grated cheeses one at a time, stirring through. 
Pour the white cheese sauce through the cooked pasta. 
Pour this mixture into a baking dish. 
Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top. 
Then finally lay the sliced tomatoes over the crumbs. 
Pop it into the oven at 180deg for 30 mins. 
Done. Now enjoy!

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