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Sunday, 10 December 2017

Cheeseboard Mac & Cheese...

Happy Sunday evening. I am sat here looking out the window watching the snow fall and wondering if the children will be at school tomorrow. It feels very Christmas-y with all this snow.

Love cheese? If so, you might like today's recipe?

Cheeseboard mac & cheese anyone? This recipe is perfect for after Christmas meal ideas.

Use up all those lovely leftovers from the Christmas cheeseboard in this hearty supper.

Cheeseboard Mac & Cheese:

Preparation time:15 minutes
Cooking time:20 minutes
Total time:35 minutes

Serves: 6

  • 500g macaroni
  • 50g butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 650ml milk
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 350g mixed cheeseboard cheese (Cheddar, Stilton, Brie etc), grated/thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Garlic & Rosemary Crust
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


1. Preheat the grill to hot. Bring a large pan of water to a rolling boil and cook the macaroni according to pack instructions. Drain and set aside.

2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually, add the milk a splash at a time, stirring continuously to avoid lumps until a smooth sauce has formed. Stir in the mustard and ¾ of the cheese. Then add the cooked macaroni and stir until coated.

3. Tip into a 2-litre ovenproof dish. Scatter with the remaining cheese followed by the garlic & rosemary crust, drizzle with olive oil and pop under the grill for 5 minutes until golden, bubbly and crisp on top. Serve with dressed salad leaves.

Recipe courtesy of Waitrose.
What do you think of this Cheeseboard Mac & Cheese recipe?

Fancy making some?

You may also like these recipes to make with any leftover food:

Christmas Leftover Veg Tart.

Turkey, Gammon & Sprout Pot Pie.

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1 comment

  1. Pinned! Sounds amazing!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

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