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Jakes mac-and-cheese

Family Meals
  • Makes 4 Portions
  • Suitable for freezing
  • Preparation 5 minutes
  • 40 minutes cooking time
  • 140 C°, 275 F°, Gas Mark 1


  • 300g Frozen Cauliflower
  • 220g Dried Macaroni
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 250ml Semi-Skimmed Milk
  • 50g Full-Fat SOft Cream Cheese
  • 75g Mature Cheddar, grated
  • 2 tbsp Breadcrumbs


  1. Parents! Pre-heat the grill to medium-high. Cook the cauliflower in boiling water for 15mins until soft, drain!
  2. Kids! Put the slimy cauliflower in the food prosessor with mum/dad and puh the button until pulverised!
  3. Parents! Boil the macaroni in boiling water for 10mins and drain. While the pasta cooks, make the sauce in a saucepan, heat the oil gently and stir in the flour. Leave on a gentle heat and whisk in the milk gradually. Simmer shortly until thickened, Remove from heat and whisk in the soft cheese and 2/3 of the grated cheddar. Fold in the cauliflower mush and macaroni!
  4. Kids! Help the parents pour the gloop into an ovenproof dish! Careful now! Sprinkle over bread crumbs and the rest of the yummy cheese.
  5. Parents! Grill until golden! Then tuck in with the kids!
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