Macaroni cheese

Recipe from: 11/1/1997 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 15 minutes


  • 400
  • 125
    butter, plus a little extra for the top
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 45
    cake flour
  • 5
    mustard powder
  • 750
    milk, heated
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 250
    grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2
    large tomatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 60
    Parmesan cheese or mixture of breadcrumbs and Parmesan


25 minutes
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Cook the pasta until al dente. Set aside. 2. Melt the butter and sauté the onion until transparent. Add the flour and mustard powder and cook for 1 minute. 3. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly, and cook until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. 4. Add the Cheddar cheese and stir. 5. Pour the sauce over the macaroni and stir until noodles are well coated. Place in a greased ovenproof dish. 6. Arrange tomato slices on top and sprinkle with Parmesan. Dot with a little extra butter and bake in a preheated oven at 180 ºC for about 25 minutes until golden brown. 7. Serve with salad.

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