Mac and cheese

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Serves: 4 Time: 20 minutes

  • 275g macaroni
  • 2 tbsp butter (or vegan alternative)
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 500ml milk
  • 300g cheddar, grated (or vegan alternative)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Add the pasta to a pan of boiling water and cook for 2 minutes less than suggested then drain.

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Meanwhile, in a large saucepan on a medium heat, melt the butter.

Stir the flour into the butter and cook for 2 minutes then slowly whisk in the milk until you have a lump free sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes, continuing to whisk, until the sauce has thickened.

Remove from the heat and stir in the grated cheese before adding the pasta and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Serve with some sliced spring onions and crispy onions to garnish or scatter breadcrumbs over the top and grill on the highest temperature for 5 minutes.

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