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  • TM 5
published: 2016/03/13
changed: 2016/03/13


  • 2 cups of grated cheese, (grate cheese in TM 10secs/Sp7)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • half leek (white part)
  • 1 small zucchini, roughly chopped, (skin on)
  • 80g butter (chopped)
  • 1 litre milk
  • 100g plain flour
  • 300g pasta spirals

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Recipe's preparation

  1. Cook your pasta and keep warm in Thermoserver whilst preparing the cheese sauce.


    In a dry TM bowl, grate approx 200g of cubed cheese for 10secs on Speed 7 then set aside (to be added at the end of cooking)


    No need to wash TM bowl.

    Add chopped leek and blitz 4secs on Speed 7.

    Add cubed butter, salt/pepper and saute 3mins/100degs/Speed 1.

    Add peeled garlic clove and chopped zucchini and blitz 10secs/Speed 7.

    Cook 10mins/100degs/Speed 1.

    Blend 2mins/Speed 7.

    Add milk, flour and cook 12mins/90degs/Speed 4.

    Add grated cheese and blend 20secs/Speed 4.


    Pour cheese sauce over cooked pasta of your choice.  Garnish with your favourite fresh herb (parsley is best), sprinkle of cheese, slice of tomato, etc, etc.



You can choose to peel the zucchini in case it's "too green" for little kiddies tmrc_emoticons.)

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    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    If you are using a Thermomix® TM6 measuring cup with your Thermomix® TM5:
    For cooking (simmering) at temperatures of 95°C or above (200°F), the simmering basket should always be used instead of the TM6 measuring cup, as the TM6 measuring cup fits tightly in the lid. The simmering basket rests loosely on top, is steam-permeable, and also prevents food spatter from the mixing bowl.
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • 7. August 2020 - 17:21

    This is yum! Might try and hide some mushrooms next time too!

  • 20. June 2020 - 16:58

    This was delicious. At the zucchini stage I also added a bunch of wilted spinach and a handful each of parsley and basil. Needless to say verrrry green sauce. We garnished with bacon and semi-sun dried tomatoes. My two year old loved it.

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