30 January 2008

Creamy Macaroni Cheese

we went to the Alexandra Fire Station two Saturdays ago with some friends and their kids. lunch was nearby at the Disney Cafe in Anchorpoint. everything there is Disney theme. the pizza came in mickey shape. Matthew had macaroni cheese and we gave Jo some. Both of them loved it, so i decided to try and make it last weekend. Not bad, but a little too creamy. M even ate all the vege i added.

Creamy Macaroni Cheese
1/2 cup macaroni
1 tbsp butter
1/2 tbsp flour
button mushroom
1 cup milk
60g cheddar cheese, grated

1. Cook macaroni, following directions on packaging. Add broccoli and cauliflower to cook in the same pot. Drain and put aside.
2. Melt butter in a oven-proof pot on a stove. Quick-fry the mushroom.
3. Add flour, stirring, creating a roux. Stir in milk to create a creamy base.
4. Add macaroni and vege, stirring well.
5. Add 2/3 of the grated cheese. Mix well.
6. Place in 180oC oven for 20min. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top. Serve hot.

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