Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe for Macaroni Cheese is SUPER QUICK to make, and soooooooo delicious too!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the CHEESE SAUCE: Put the cheese and milk in a pan and heat.
  2. As soon as it starts to rise, add the cornflour (mixed to a paste with a little water).
  3. Stir until thick.
  4. Now make the TOMATO SAUCE: Fry the onion until brown.
  5. Add the tomatoes and tomato paste and simmer gently.
  6. Add herbs and spices, salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  7. Cook 1 300g packet of Macaroni in the usual way.
  8. Layer the Macaroni, Cheese Sauce, and then the Tomato Sauce in a casserole dish- (I usually finish with a layer of Macaroni, though it doesn't really matter what layer you finish with).
  9. Top with grated cheese and bake at 180'C (350'F) until brown on top (approximately 20 minutes) VOILA.
Most Helpful

I chose this recipe because it looked like it would be a great side dish for the Easy Steak Nuggets by Stacy Buzzell #69478. I rated it a four because the prep time and cook times were way off. It took the Macaroni 15 minutes to cook. I started it first. The cheese sauce took 20 minutes to thicken. I prepared the tomato sauce while the cheese sauce was thickening. Instead of using the whole tomatoes I use a 14-½ ounce can of stewed tomatoes Italian recipe (basil, garlic & oregano included in the can), sticking to the Italian theme. I topped the dish with grated mozzarella cheese, and baked for the 20 minute suggested time. Total time spent on this dish was 45 minutes. When I removed it from the oven it looked wonderful. It tasted as good as it looked! This one will be a keeper because there are so many different ways to prepare this dish!

GrandmaG September 11, 2004