Ever have one of those 'what's for dinner?' moments...what am I asking? Of course you do. We all do.
This dish is super easy, really more-ish and will not last long in any house! It is especially good for growing kids who need their carb fix! So on a day when you don't want to make pizza, but you feel like eating pizza; che buono! Problem solved.
Don't forget we have loads of other amazing Mac N Cheese variations, it's hard to resist a big hot serving of macaroni with cheese isn't it?
Best of all, come join us on the Insider Club to have extra Thermomixery each and every month! #recipesthatwork #youcandoit
- 400 Grams macaroni short pasta
- 100 Grams Parmesan cubed
- 150 Grams cheeses of choice, cubed
- 1 Red Onion halved
- 3 Garlic Cloves
- 200 Grams pepperoni
- 100 Grams Butter BUY
- 40 Grams Cornflour or Cornstarch
- 500 Grams milk
- 100 Grams Cream BUY
- 1 eggs
- 1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
- 1 Pinch Pink Salt Flakes BUY
- Black Pepper to taste
- 300 Grams Marinara Sauce Recipe
- Basil leaves to garnish
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking dish with EVOO.
Cook pasta as per packet instructions. Drain and pour into the baking dish.
Place the cheeses into the Thermomix bowl. Mill 8 sec/speed 10. Set aside.
Place onion, garlic, 70g of the pepperoni and butter into the Thermomix bowl. Chop 5 sec/speed 7. Cook 5 min/Varoma/speed 1.
Add cornflour, milk, cream, egg and mustard and blend 4 sec/speed 4. Cook 8 min/80°C/speed 4.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Add half of the cheese and mix 4 sec/speed 4.
Pour sauce over the cooked pasta and stir well. Top with marinara sauce and swirl through.
Top with remaining cheese and remaining sliced pepperoni. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Any oil that surfaces as the dish is cooking will be absorbed once it is removed from the oven.
Serve with a garnish of basil and a side salad!