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Macaroni Cheese with Leeks

By annamc (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • 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

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