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Variation The Best Macaroni and Cheese



6 portion(s)

Cheese Sauce

  • 120 grams Tasty cheese
  • 60 grams pamersan cheese
  • 45 grams plain flour
  • 50 grams Butter
  • .1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 500 grams Milk


  • 400 grams Dried Elbow Pasta, Add or Subtract to your own judgement

Tasty cheese

  • 240 g Tasty cheese

Panko bread crumbs

  • 100 g panko bread crumbs
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      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.

Recipe's preparation

  1. Start by boilng saucepan of water for pasta, season water. Add dried pasta when boiling.

    Add both tasty and pamersan cheese to Thermomix Bowl and grate 5 Secs/Speed 8. Add all ingredients and cook 7 - 8 Mins/Speed 3/90 Degrees.

    Once completed and pasta is cooked, drain pasta and drop back into saucepan. Add Cheese sauce to pasta and carefully combine. Serve....

    I have cooked double the mixture a couple of times now. It just fits in the Bowl and is great for a big feed if having heaps of kids/big kids around. When chopping the cheese....leave it go for about 15 seconds and make sure to cook the sauce for at least 16 mins. The sauce covers 800gs of elbow pasta perfectly anymore and I find it doesnt cover enough and becomes kind of cluggy. But make sure you dont use anything but good plain flour and most definitely don't use pre grated cheese as the anticaking agent in grated cheese clogs up the sauce and trust me....its tastes so much better when made from the block for both type of cheeses tmrc_emoticons.)

    I cant stress enough how much the best quality cheese you can get makes such a difference with this dish. Mix it up also....try some different types of cheese to create different flavours!!

    Im chuffed everyone loves this Mac & Cheese....thankyou to everyone who is leaving comments and raiting it. tmrc_emoticons.)

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