Pasta Snacks

Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese
  • 185 g macaroni
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 rashers bacon
  • pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 250 g cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, extra
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 600 ml milk
  1. Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until tender, approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and rinse under running water.
  3. Chop bacon and peel and chop onion finely.
  4. Melt butter in a pan, and saute onion and bacon until bacon is crisp. Remove from pan.
  5. Stir flour and mustard into butter remaining in pan. Cook 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat and gradually add milk.
  7. Return to heat and stir until sauce boils and thickens. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Grate the cheese and stir in three-quarters of the cheese until it melts.
  9. Add bacon, onion and macaroni.
  10. Spoon into a well greased ovenproof dish.
  11. Slice tomatoes and place slices on top of mararoni mixture.
  12. Combine extra melted butter and breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over the top of the macaroni and tomato.
  13. Top with remaining grated cheese.
  14. Bake in a moderate oven for 25 to 30 minutes until we11 browned.


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