60g unsalted butter
4 tablespoons of plain flour
1 pint of milk
1 teaspoon of English mustard
2 large handfuls of grated mature cheddar cheese (about 150g)
preparation 2 mins • you cook for 16 mins •
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Perfect for a large serving dish in the centre of the table, don't discount this meal as too simple - using a rich homemade cheese sauce with a touch of mustard makes a huge difference. This comforting recipe will have you returning for seconds... and thirds... just ensure you make plenty!
Large pan of salted boiling water for the macaroni
Medium saucepan to make the cheese sauce
1.5litre oven dish to bake the macaroni cheese
Spoon to stir
Before you start have all the ingredients out and ready. Preheat the oven to 190c. Have a large pan of salted boiling water on the hob and an empty medium saucepan next to it on a medium heat. Now click here!