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Veggie Mac 'n Cheese Bake
Veggie Macaroni Cheese Bake

Ingredients

3 Cups McCain Mixed Vegetables

4 Cups Dried Macaroni

1 Onion, Finely Diced

70g Butter

70g Flour

1 Litre Milk

150ml Cream

80ml Lemon Juice

Salt and Pepper to taste

150g Mozzarella Cheese, Grated

150g Cheddar Cheese, Grated

100g Hard White Cheese, Grated

1 Teaspoon Paprika

Servings

6 -8

Directions

  1. Cook the Macaroni in salted boiling water until just tender (Al Dente)
  2. Mix the hot macaroni with the frozen vegetables and spoon the mixture into an oven proof serving dish.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  4. In the meantime, sauté the onion in the butter until soft.
  5. Add the flour and stir through thoroughly.
  6. Slowly add the milk while stirring vigorously to avoid lump formation.
  7. Allow the sauce to cook out for 10 minutes before adding the cream and lemon juice.
  8. Mix the three cheeses together and add half of the cheese to the sauce and mix until fully melted.
  9. Adjust seasoning and pour the sauce over the macaroni and vegetables.
  10. Mix the remaining cheese with the paprika and a pinch of salt.
  11. Sprinkle over the pasta and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown and warmed through.