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Recipes and Cooking

Mac cheese with eggs 2850 lores

Mac 'n' Cheese

Mac 'n' Cheese

Mac 'n' cheese is classic comfort food, something we've all been craving at the moment, especially during winter. This version is a healthier option to your standard recipe, incorporating spelt pasta, plenty of vegetables and of course, eggs.

Mac cheese with eggs 2850 lores


250g spelt pasta

300g broccoli, cut into small florets

1½ tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

2 tablespoons plain flour

400ml milk

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 zucchini, grated

80g (1 cup) grated vintage cheddar cheese

4 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan forced. Lightly spray a 1.5 litre (6-cup) capacity baking dish with oil.
  2. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions, adding broccoli for last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
  3. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook garlic, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until thickened. Stir in mustard, zucchini and half the cheese and cook stirring for 1 minute. Add cheese mixture to pasta mixture and stir until well combined.
  4. Spoon pasta mixture into prepared dish. Make four indents in the pasta and carefully break an egg into each indent. Sprinkle bake with remaining cheese. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until eggs are cooked to your liking.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving size 357g
  • Energy 2370kJ 566kcal
  • Protein 28.5g
  • Total fat 23.6g
  • Saturated fat 9.1g
  • Carbs (total) 58.1g
  • Carbs (sugar) 7.8g
  • Sodium 288mg
  • Fibre 6.5g

All nutrition values are per serve.

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