Wholewheat Macaroni Cheese

Wholewheat foods are satisfying and a great source of fibre for a healthy digestive system. This dish avoids using cream, for a healthier sauce too.

Serves 4 people


Recipe

  • 225 grams Wholewheat Macaroni
  • 200 Grated cheese
  • 100 Fresh wholewheat breadcrumbs
  • 50 Grated parmesan cheese

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon(s) Olive oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 140 grams Rice
  • 240 mL Stock

The Sauce

  1. Heat the oil on a saucepan and add the chopped onion.
  2. Gently cook for about 5 minutes until soft but not brown.
  3. Add the rice and stir in for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes until the rice is very soft.
  5. Blend the rice and liquid with a hand blender or in a food processor.
  6. Add more liquid if you need to get a thick pourable sauce.
  7. Season to taste.

Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Pre heat oven to 190oC and coat your baking dish with a light oil
  2. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the pasta to cook for 5-6 minutes
  3. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce, mix well with the grated cheese and place in dish.
  4. Mix the breadcrumbs with the grated parmesan and sprinkle on top.
  5. Bake until the top is golden brown and the sauce bubbling.

Method

The Sauce

  1. Heat the oil on a saucepan and add the chopped onion.
  2. Gently cook for about 5 minutes until soft but not brown.
  3. Add the rice and stir in for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes until the rice is very soft.
  5. Blend the rice and liquid with a hand blender or in a food processor.
  6. Add more liquid if you need to get a thick pourable sauce.
  7. Season to taste.

Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Pre heat oven to 190oC and coat your baking dish with a light oil
  2. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the pasta to cook for 5-6 minutes
  3. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce, mix well with the grated cheese and place in dish.
  4. Mix the breadcrumbs with the grated parmesan and sprinkle on top.
  5. Bake until the top is golden brown and the sauce bubbling.

Ingredients

Recipe

  • 225 grams Wholewheat Macaroni
  • 200 Grated cheese
  • 100 Fresh wholewheat breadcrumbs
  • 50 Grated parmesan cheese

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon(s) Olive oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 140 grams Rice
  • 240 mL Stock
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