Macaroni Cheese is a quick and easy fix for all your hunger pangs.
A small tomato, sliced
Coriander leaves, chopped
2 tbsp dry bread crumbs
1 cube or 25 g cheese, grated
¼ tsp mustard powder
½ tsp pepper
¾ tsp salt
1 ¾ cups milk
2 ½ tbsp flour
1 onion or 2 spring onions, chopped along with greens
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
1 small cup uncooked macaroni
- Microwave 1 ½ cups of water with 1 tsp oil in a medium-sized deep-dish uncovered for 3 minutes.
- Add macaroni. Microwave uncovered for 5 minutes.
- Let it stand in hot water for 4-5 minutes. Drain and drizzle 1 tsp olive oil.
- In a clean dish, microwave butter for a minute.
- Add spring onions and microwave for 2 minutes. Once done, add flour, mix and microwave for 30 seconds.
- Add milk, stir to ensure no lumps are formed before adding salt and pepper. Microwave for 3 minutes stirring after every minute. Continue to microwave for up to 2 minutes if the sauce does not thicken.
- Add grated cheese, boiled macaroni and mustard powder. Mix well.
- Sprinkle bread crumbs on top. Arrange 2-3 tomato slices and sprinkle a little chopped coriander. Microwave for 2 minutes or keep it in the grill for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
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