Creamy macaroni cheese

January9

Creamy macaroni cheese

Jamie’s take on a perennial favourite, and it’s easy to see why this is ‘Comfort Food’.

Truthfully prior to this the closest I’ve come to a ‘home made’ Mac & Cheese is picking up a one at Woolies. The only ‘home made’ element in that is that I took it ‘home’, which ‘made’ sense…

It’s surprisingly simple to prepare though, and for the life of me I don’t know what kept me from trying in the past.

Simply cook your pasta as per the packet instructions, add some lightly cooked leeks and a sprig or 2 of rosemary into an oven proof pan, cover with some bread crumbs, grated cheese and a handful of halved cherry tomatoes, bake in the oven.

Serve with a side salad, in my case a mix of greens from my garden, several multi-leaf lettuces, mustard, basil, spring onions, dressed in red wine vinegar dressing.

It’s serious comfort food, hearty, fresh and leaves you feeling satisfied.

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2 Comments to

“Creamy macaroni cheese”

  1. Avatar January 12th, 2011 at 10:11 AM Koek! Says:

    Looks lovely, but doesn’t in involve some sort of white sauce as well?

    Robyn :-)


  2. Avatar January 13th, 2011 at 2:24 PM Matt Allison Says:

    Interestingly, no it doesn’t, which I thought a bit odd as well, the leek sauce replaces the white sauce.


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