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COMFORT FOOD – MAC AND CHEESE WITH DICED VEGETABLES

Mac and Cheese for many people around the world is renowned as a comfort food.

This is my version with some diced vegetables added to increase the nutritional value of the dish.

MAC AND CHEESE WITH DICED VEGETABLES

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Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 20M

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of pasta curls
  • 2 cups of diced vegetables
  • 1 cup of plant based milk or water
  • 1/3 cup of Leahey Cheese Flavoured Sauce Mix
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Fresh basil leaf

Instructions

1

Simultaneously, cook the pasta as per the directions on the packet and lightly steam the diced vegetables.

2

Drain water from the pasta and take vegetables off the heat.

3

In a non stick saucepan place the cup of milk/water and 1/3 cup of the cheese flavoured sauce mix.

4

Stir constantly with a whisk

5

until it starts to boil. Continue for another two minutes then remove from the heat. Allow to thicken further (3 minutes).

6

Combine the pasta and diced vegetables in two bowls (or one bowl and a leftovers container).

7

Pour in an even amount of the thickened cheese sauce into each.

8

Add cracked black pepper and garnish with a fresh basil leaf.

 

 

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