Mac 'n' Cheese and Apple Juice Cartons
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Mac 'n' Cheese and Apple Juice Cartons

Mac 'n' Cheese and Apple Juice Cartons

Serves 2 | with Carrot Sticks

Kids will love getting in the kitchen to help parents make this easy mac 'n' cheese. Serve up with a side of carrot batons and apple juice cartons.

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time15 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes


serving amount

180 grams


(Contains Cereals containing gluten May contain Soya)

80 grams

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

150 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

40 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese

(Contains Milk, Egg)

2 unit(s)


400 milliliter(s)

Apple Juice


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)3812 kJ
Energy (kcal)911 kcal
Fat45.9 g
of which saturates27.8 g
Carbohydrate95.5 g
of which sugars31.6 g
Protein31.8 g
Salt1.41 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Large Saucepan
Oven dish
Chopping Board



a) Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil with 0.5 tsp salt for the pasta.

b) When boiling, stir the macaroni into the water and bring back to the boil. Cook until tender, 12 mins.

c) While the pasta boils, preheat your grill. Grate the Cheddar.


a) Once the pasta has cooked, drain it in a colander and pop back into the pan. 

b) Add the creme fraiche, two thirds of the Cheddar and two thirds of the hard Italian style cheese to the pan. Season with pepper and mix to combine.

c) Pour the cheesy pasta into a suitably sized ovenproof dish and top with the remaining Cheddar and hard Italian style cheese.

d) Pop under your grill until the top is golden brown, 3-5 mins.


a) Meanwhile, trim the carrots, then halve lengthways (no need to peel). Chop into roughly 1cm wide, 5cm long batons.

b) Divide the mac & cheese between 2 serving bowls.

c) Place your carrots sticks in a bowl on the side.

d) Serve with the apple juice cartons to finish.


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