Baked Mac and Cheese

Breaded Chicken Skewers
July 12, 2018

Baked macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food. You’re going to love the crunchy dried breadcrumb topping!


1. Bring water to boil in a large pot.

2. Add pasta and 1 tbsp salt and cook, stirring often, until tender. Once cooked drain the pasta.

3. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat.

4. Add the flour, 1 tsp salt, cayenne and nutmeg and whisk until mixture deepens in colour (1-2mins).

5. Gradually whisk in milk; bring mixture to a boil, whisking constantly.

6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, occasionally whisking, until thickened, about 7 mins.

7. Take the pot off the heat, whisk in cheeses until completely melted.

8. Add the cooked pasta (optional fried pancetta) to the sauce and cook over a low heat, constantly stirring, until mixture is heated through, about 6 mins.

9. Transfer to a casserole dish and sprinkle with M&M dried breadcrumbs.

10. Bake in the oven until topping is golden brown, about 3-5mins. Keeping a close eye not to burn it.

11. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for approx. 5mins and serve.