Baked Mac n’ Cheese

Baked Mac n' Cheese


225g pasta
3 tbsp unsalted butter
3 tbsp plain flour
1 tsp paprika
350ml milk
340g shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 200°C.

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Whisk in flour and paprika until lightly browned, about 1 minute.

Gradually whisk in milk until slightly thickened, about 4-5 minutes.

Remove from heat. Stir in 2/3 of the cheddar cheese. Stir in pasta; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Transfer pasta mixture into an ovenproof dish. Place onto a baking sheet; sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese.

Baked Mac n' Cheese

Place into oven and bake until golden brown, about 20-25 minutes.

Serve immediately.

Baked Mac n' Cheese
Baked Mac n' Cheese

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