Macaroni Cheese Bake Recipe

Ingredients

  • Water - 1 litre
  • Salt - 1 TeaSpoon
  • Oil - 1 TableSpoon
  • Macaroni – 1 cup

For the Cheese Sauce :

  • Reserved oiling liquid – 1 cup
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Refined flour – 3 TableSpoon
  • Salt – 1 TableSpoon
  • Grated cheese – 4 TableSpoon or Cheese spread – 3 TableSpoon
  • Mixed herbs - ½ TeaSpoon
  • Ground pepper - ¼ TeaSpoon
  • Grated cheese – 3 TableSpoon
  • Chilled grated butter – 1 TableSpoon

Preparation Method

    Preparation Time - 10 minutes | Cooking Time - 20 minutes

    Microwave Setting - 100%, Microwave

  1. In an oven-proof dish, bring the water, salt and oil to a boil, using the boiling mode or at 750W for 8 minutes. This procedure takes 8 minutes. Add the macaroni to the boiling water and cook partially covered for 7 minutes at HIGH mode.
  2. Drain the macaroni, retaining the boiling liquid. Refresh the macaroni in cold water to stop any further cooking. Place the macaroni in a sieve or a colander and keep aside.

For the Cheese Sauce Preperation

  1. Mix together the boiling liquid along with the milk, refined flour and salt till no lumps remain. Cook in the MICROWAVE mode for 3 minutes and 30 seconds at 750W.
  2. Add the cheese, herbs and pepper to the sauce. Mix well. Add the reserved macaroni and stir gently till the cheese sauce coats the macaroni evenly.
  3. Put the macaroni into a greased baking dish and sprinkle the grated cheese and butter on the top. Bake in the CRISP mode for 3 minutes and serve hot.