Michelle Hall's macaroni cheese

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Michelle Hall's macaroni cheese
Michelle Hall's macaroni cheese
  • Serves: 2 - 3

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

This macaroni cheese recipe is tasty, quick and easy to make, this macaroni cheese is a family favourite in Michelle's house.


  • 170g (6oz) macaroni
  • 1dsp butter or low-fat spread
  • 1dsp plain flour
  • 1/2tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 pint semi-skimmed milk
  • 170g (6oz) cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Cook the macaroni in lightly salted boiling water, according to packet instructions.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan. Add the flour and mustard powder, stirring all the time to make a paste. Don't let it burn.
  3. Slowly add the milk, whisking with a fork to get rid of any lumps. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Keep on a medium heat. When the sauce thickens, add the cheese, keeping a little back for the topping, and whisk until smooth.
  5. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Pour into an ovenproof dish and sprinkle with the rest of the grated cheese.
  6. Bake at Gas 6/200C/400F for 20 mins.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 515(kcal)
  • Fat 24.0g
  • Saturates 15.0g
  • Sugars 6.0g
  • Salt 1.2g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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