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Cheese Sauce with Pasta

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Serves 3

A tasty, simple dish, season well. Feel free to add your own vegetables in.

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Ingredients

  • 80g Pasta
  • 1-2 tbsp Butter
  • 1-2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 1/2-1 pint Milk
  • 4-5 oz Grated Cheddar
  • 2g Salt, Pepper (any preferred seasonings)
  • 1 tbsp Cream (if needed)
  • 1 tbsp Mayonnaise (if needed)
  • 8g Gherkin
  • 8g Jalepeno
  • 100g Chicken (pieces)
  • 30g Sweetcorn

Method

    1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 8-10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
    2. Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add flour, stir to form a roux, cooking for a few minutes.
    3. Whisk in milk a little at a time. Add cream and mayonnaise if necessary, for extra thickness. Cook for 10-15 minutes till a thickened and smooth sauce.
    4. Preaheat grill to hot. Remove sauce from hob and add most of cheese leaving a handful (around 4oz). Stir until cheese is melted.
    5. Add pasta mix and place in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle on rest of cheese. Place in oven until brown and bubbling.

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