Macaronic cheese with marmite in a round dish

Macaroni cheese recipes

21 Recipes

Discover our best ever mac 'n' cheese recipes. Enjoy a classic, creamy pasta bake or add a twist with bacon, beer, crab or cauliflower.

Next level mac 'n' cheese with Marmite


(12 ratings)

Make this granddaddy of pasta bakes with the salty tang of Marmite, plus mustard and evaporated milk. This is macaroni cheese with added oomph
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiralized butternut mac 'n' cheese


(5 ratings)

All of the comfort of warming macaroni cheese, with butternut noodles instead of pasta. Use this recipe as a base and experiment with other veggie noodles
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Beer mac 'n' cheese


(27 ratings)

A staple of Manhattan's East Village, Emma Freud's cheddar and pale ale pasta dish is the ultimate comfort food...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crab mac 'n' cheese bake


(3 ratings)

A seafood twist on a family favourite that's packed with sustainable shellfish. Serve with a lemony rocket salad...
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Cauli cheese macaroni


(5 ratings)

Combining two comfort food favourites, mac 'n' cheese and cauliflower cheese, this is a new classic in the making!...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mac ’n’ cheese sliders


(0 ratings)

Feed a crowd at a party or buffet with these American-themed canapés of crispy squares of macaroni cheese, sandwiched in mini bread rolls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green bean mac ’n’ cheese


(10 ratings)

Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a comforting pasta bake - top with pumpkin seeds for added crunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mac ‘n’ hock-a-roni cheese


(7 ratings)

Make a cheat's cheese sauce to whip up this favourite pasta bake in half an hour - add a twist with ham hock and peas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Best ever macaroni cheese recipe


(84 ratings)

This perfect macaroni cheese recipe comes with a creamy cheese sauce, a hint of mustard and uses leftover French stick for its crunchy topping
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cauli-macaroni cheese


(40 ratings)

What do you get if you cross cauliflower cheese with macaroni cheese? Comfort food heaven
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Butternut macaroni cheese


(38 ratings)

This comforting and creamy family pasta bake is given a makeover by adding roasted squash
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ultimate macaroni cheese


(34 ratings)

Learn how to make perfect macaroni cheese every time with this recipe
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut squash & sage macaroni cheese


(11 ratings)

There's little more comforting than a homemade macaroni cheese. This version includes 1 of your 5-a-day, as well as a hint of sage...
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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