Macaroni cheese, it’s the ultimate comfort food.
This delicious dish takes very little time and effort once you know how and can be rustled up using just four ingredients making it a simple yet satisfying midweek meal .
We’ve found ten recipes we reckon will elevate this humble dish to a starring role in your weekly menu. Some are even dinner party worthy.
1. “Grown-Ups” Mac ‘n Cheese
A sophisticated twist on the childhood favourite with crispy prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes and three kinds of cheese. Delicious! Get the recipe here.
2. Macaroni Peas
Garlic, basil and parmesan blitzed with peas form the base of this bright green and fresh dish you’re sure to enjoy. Brought to you by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Get the recipe here.
3. Shrimp Mac & Cheese
Creole spices and shrimp collide in these heavenly ramekins of goodness. Get the recipe here.
4. Dungeness Crab Mac & Cheese
Get your forks out seafood lovers. Cheddar and gruyere are teamed with Dungeness crab in this delicious indulgent dish. Get the recipe here.
5. Fried Macaroni Cheese Balls
Leftovers take centre stage in these breadcrumb dipped balls of delight. Serve with marinara or honey mustard sauce. Get the recipe here.
6. Italian Mac & Cheese
A heavenly combination of garlic, sausage, marinara sauce and mozzarella guaranteed to deliver comfort with every mouthful. Get the recipe here.
7. Garlic, Bacon & Beer Mac & Cheese
A mind-blowingly tasty garlicky hoppy recipe with a “holy depth of flavour”. Get the recipe here.
8. Italian Mac & Cheese Muffins
What’s that you say? Bite-sized portions of mac and cheese with minced beef? Yes please! Get the recipe here.
9. Summer Greens Mac & Cheese
A no bake mac and cheese packed with fresh green veggies and melted fontina cheese. Get the recipe here.
10. Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese
This protein packed dish swaps out high calorie béchamel sauce for Greek yogurt with delicious results. Get the recipe here.