Stovetop Mac & Cheese
with Baby Leaf Salad
Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our Stovetop Mac & Cheese in just 20-25 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.
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.
(Contains Cereals containing gluten May contain Soya)
Mature Cheddar Cheese
Vegetable Stock Paste
(Contains Sulphites, Mustard)
Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese
(Contains Milk, Egg)
Baby Leaf Mix
Not included in your delivery
Water for the Sauce
a) Boil a full kettle.
b) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
a) Pour the boiled water from your kettle into a large saucepan on high heat with 1/2 tsp salt.
b) Add the macaroni to the water and bring back to the boil. Cook until tender, 12 mins.
c) Once cooked, drain in a colander. Drizzle with oil and stir through to stop it sticking together. Set aside.
a) Meanwhile, grate the Cheddar cheese.
a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Once hot, fry the garlic for 30 secs.
c) Add the water for the sauce (see pantry for amount), veg stock paste and cooked pasta to the pan. Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, then remove from the heat.
a) Vigorously stir the creme fraiche, Dijon mustard and both the grated Cheddar and hard Italian style cheese into the macaroni.
b) Simmer until piping hot, 1-2 mins.
c) Add a splash of water if it's a little too thick. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
a) Share the mac & cheese between your bowls.
b) Sprinkle over the chilli flakes (add less if you'd prefer things milder).
c) Serve the baby leaves alongside and drizzle over the balsamic glaze and a little olive oil.