Macaroni With Cheese

Macaroni Cheese Recipe | Best Mac and Cheese | Macaroni Cheese Easy

Macaroni with Cheese is easy to make and delicious to eat.
It has to the ultimate comfort food, and both adults and children will gobble it all up every time.

Are you looking for a simple macaroni with cheese sauce, or perhaps mac cheese and bacon, or maybe with tomato?
We’ve got it all covered.

It’s tasty, very cheesy, simple to cook and versatile, with some awesome flavours.

Macaroni Cheese Recipe | Best Mac and Cheese | Macaroni Cheese Easy
Yield: Yield: 4 Large Serves

Macaroni With Cheese Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Create nn indulgent and homely baked dish using this macaroni with cheese recipe.

This one is for all the family, it also includes some awesome easy variations that will create the best mac and cheese.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 2 cups macaroni elbows
  • 1 x 400 gram can of diced tomatoes (optional)
  • 200 grams diced bacon (optional)
  • 4 cups water
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 190℃ / 375℉
  2. If using tomatoes, drain them and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan bring water to a vigorous boil and season with salt.
    Add macaroni elbows and boil for 8 - 10 minutes or until Al dente.
  4. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onion and cook until clear, if you're using bacon, add it now.
  5. Stir in flour and cook until frothy.
  6. Gradually add milk, stir constantly until sauce boils and thickens.
    Remove from heat.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Stir in half the cheese.
  9. Add macaroni noodles, if you're using tomatoes, add them now, stir in to combine.
  10. Pour in to an oven proof dish.
  11. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top.
  12. Cook for 20 minutes or until golden and heated through.

Notes

What To Eat With Macaroni Cheese

  • A tasty side dish of sauteed greens such as spinach, kale, green beans goes down well with this mac and cheese.
  • Serve with this pancake style 90 second keto bread, it's also great for mopping up that sauce.
  • Buttered cheese scones always go well with this dish.

Recipe Variations

  • Substitute the bacon with chopped cooked chicken, or ham can be added to the sauce if desired.
    Chopped cooked and browned Italian sausage is another meat you could use.
  • Add a handful of small button mushrooms when adding noodles.
  • Julienne cut some green or red capsicum and cook off with the onion.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per ServingCalories 505Total Fat 28gSaturated Fat 16gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 81mgSodium 634mgCarbohydrates 42gFibre 3gSugar 2gProtein 23g

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