Mac and cheese with home-cooked tomato sauce

This firm family favourite recipe will not disappoint.
 
pasta recipe

Recipe from: 30 May 2013
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 1h
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    l
    milk
  • 5
    eggs
  • 3
    tsp
    mustard powder
  • 1
    tsp
    salt
  • 1/2
    tsp
    black pepper
  • 3
    cup
    grated cheese
  • 4
    cup
    cooked macaroni
  • Tomato sauce:
  • 250
    g
    Rosa tomatoes - cut in half
  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 80
    ml
    water
  • 1
    tsp
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • handful of fresh basil leaves - shredded
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Mix the milk, eggs, mustard powder, salt and pepper all together. Then add the cheese and cooked macaroni.

Butter a baking dish well and add the mixture and bake for 1 hour.

For tomato sauce:

Heat the olive oil and fry tomatoes till the pan is quite dry.

Add the water and cook again till quite dry.Then add the sugar and tomato sauce, and heat through. Finally add the fresh basil and season to taste.

Serve with your mac and cheese.
 

Reprinted with permission of LifeIsAZooBiscuit. To see more recipes, click here.
 

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