Macaroni Cheese and meatballs

Macaroni Cheese And Meatballs

This classic meal can be whipped up in 30 minutes! It’s super simple and will make for a memorable treat.
  • 30 Minutes

    Cooking Time

  • Easy


  • 20 Minutes

    Prep Time

  • 4 People


  • MEATBALLS: KNORR beef stock cubes
  • Ground black pepper
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 green chilli
  • Beef mince
  • Fresh thyme, chopped
  • Fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 egg
  • Flour
  • Oil
  • SAUCE: tomato puree
  • Brown sugar
  • KNORR beef stock cube
  • Water
  • Corn starch
  • MAC CHEESE: Raw pasta
  • Boiling salted water
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Milk
  • Grated cheddar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Paprika powder

  1. Mix all the meatballs ingredients, except the oil and flour together in a bowl.

  2. Leave covered in the fridge for 15 minutes.

  3. Roll into even-sized meatballs, roll in the flour and fry until golden and done.

  4. Using the same pan, add the water to deglaze the pan.

  5. Add the remaining ingredients, mixing the corn starch with some cold water. Simmer and allow to thicken, then pour over the meatballs.

  6. Boil the pasta in lightly salted water, drain and set aside.

  7. In a pot, melt the butter and add the flour to make a roux.

  8. Add the milk, stirring the whole time to prevent lumps until thickened.

  9. Add the grated cheese and stir until well mixed.

  10. Stir in the pasta and place in a bowl.

  11. Top with the saucy meatballs and serve with salad.

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