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Macaroni & Cheese with Sweetcorn & Bacon

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  • +/- 300g Macaroni
  • 1 Punnet of mushrooms (diced)
  • 1 can of cream styled sweetcorn
  • 1 medium sized onion (diced)
  • 2 cups of grated cheddar cheese
  • 200g diced bacon
  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil or butter

Cheese Sause

  • 50g butter
  • 2 table spoons of plain butter
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of salt or add salt to taste


Prepare all the ingredients separately unless otherwise specified.

  1. On a medium heat, add the 1 tablespoon of cooking oil or butter and add the diced onions. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes or until the onions become translucent.
  2. Add in the diced punnet of mushrooms and allow to cook through. Once cooked remove from the heat and setting aside.
  3. Fry or grill the diced bacon until it is crispy and set aside.
  4. In a pot, boil the macaroni to al dente (follow instructions on macaroni packaging) and set aside.
  5. Prepare your cheese sauce using the method below:

 Cheese Sause Method

Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat for 2 minutes or until melted. Slowly add the flour and cook while stirring until the mixture starts to bubble. Whisk in the milk in 3 or 4 parts, do not forget to whisk all the time to prevent lumps.

Cook for about 4 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. Stir in cheese and continue stirring until the cheese has melted in.  

  1. In a medium sized casserole dish, start adding your cooked ingredients starting with a layer of macaroni, onions/mushrooms, sweetcorn, bacon and cheese sauce. End with a layer of macaroni topped with a little bit of sweetcorn followed by 2 cups of grated cheese.
  2. Add the completed dish to a pre-heated oven (180 degrees calculous) or until the cheese turns a golden brown.

Serve and ENJOY!

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