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Macaroni Cheese with Leeks

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Serves 5

A lovely dish with leeks and garlic. A big hit with the whole family...hence low/no salt. Adults can always add it as needed.

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Ingredients

  • 400g macaroni, dried
  • 50g butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 900ml milk
  • 1 tsp english mustard
  • 100g cheese, grated (sauce)
  • 50g cheese, grated (top)
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Black pepper

Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 200C/fan 180C. Cook the macaroni.
    2. Heat the oil in a pan and add the garlic and leeks and allow to soften.
    3. Melt the butter in a pan.Stir in the flour gradually.
    4. Add the milk gradually, stirring to avoid lumps.Add the mustard.
    5. Add the cheese and stir the mixture until it has melted into the sauce.
    6. Stir the leeks into the sauce. Add the cooked pasta.
    7. Put the mixture into an oven proof dish, top with cheese and bake for 20mins.

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