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On The Menu: Mac and Cheese

As a woman it's important that you master a few recipes in your lifetime. When it comes to classics that everyone loves you can't go wrong with Macaroni and Cheese.

Your family will love this delicious macaroni and cheese recipe and you will love how simple and easy it is to make and master. 

Using just seven ingredients, you can serve up some wholesome comfort food in less than an hour. This recipe is vegetarian, but you can always add your favourite meat, like chicken strips or tuna.

Cooking time: 30 min

Prep time: 15 min                                              

Serves: 6


  • 2 cups traditional macaroni (cooked according to packet instructions)

  • 3 Tsp margarine

  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped finely

  • 1 Tsp flour

  • Pinch of salt & pepper

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups cheddar cheese grated


  • Preheat the oven to 175oC.

  • Melt the margarine over a low heat in a saucepan on the stove. Sauté the chopped onion in the margarine for about 5 minutes. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper.

  • Add the milk, stirring until thickened. Remove mixture from the heat and add 1 1/2 cups of cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted.

  • Add the cheesy sauce to the cooked macaroni.

  • Pour into an ovenproof casserole dish and top off with the remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serve with a garlic loaf or a side salad.


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