Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Mac n Cheese

Mac n Cheese
Mac n Cheese

The girls were thrilled when I choose “Say cheese “as my theme.

Mac n Cheese has been on the demand list for ages and so I had promised the girls. Now in my rush of jobs I forgot the “say cheese” is a kid friendly theme and did not remember my promise. When I realised it I made this Mac n Cheese with processed cheese and cheddar.

The girls are not too happy with the resulting Mac n Cheese but there are in-roads in it. I have kept the original recipe as it is for I feel it will taste better and plan to make it for them when I go to Chennai this month!

Mac n Cheese

Recipe Source:  here 
Ingredients:
  • 500 grms macaroni
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tblspn oil
  • 4 cups white sauce
  •  4 cups/340 grms gruyere, grated 
  • 2 cups/227 grms cheddar, grated 
  • ½   tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 340 grms/6 med. tomatoes
  • 2 tblspn/28 grms unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
Mac n Cheese
Mac n Cheese


Method:
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C or 375° F.
  • Add the oil into a large pot of boiling salted water.
  • Add the macaroni and cook al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • In the hot white sauce add the gruyere, cheddar, 1 tablespoon salt, pepper.
  • Add the cooked macaroni and stir well.
  • Pour into a 8 inch baking dish.
  • Slice the tomatoes and arrange on top of the macaroni.
  • Melt the butter mix well with the fresh bread crumbs and sprinkle on the top.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and the macaroni is browned on the top.
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12 comments:

  1. I also want to make it .Looks absolutely delicious .

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  2. one of my kids favorite,yummy!

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  3. This is in my to-do list for a long time, even with say cheese theme i couldn't try this recipe!! i m not sure how it will be received at home, so postponed it!! :) your mac n cheese looks good!

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  4. It's heartening to know that family is involved and elated when we do our dishes..very nicely done Archana..

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  5. This dish is always on the list in my house too.

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  6. My kiddo's favorite. The gruyere cheese takes it to next level

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  7. I can die for a plate of mac n cheese, we love it to the core..

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  8. Yummm... looks delicious. Now I am craving Mac-n- cheese all over again!!

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  9. Delicious Mac n cheese, kids favorite.

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  10. My kids love Mac and cheese and can have it for all their meals :-)

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  11. Sounds yummy. My daughter would have loved it too. :)

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