Recipe

Thermomix three veg mac n cheese

Veg out with this cheesy favourite.

  • 45 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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This mac and cheese recipe is not only easy to make in your Thermomix, its also packed with hidden veg making it your new family favourite.

Ingredients

  • 125 grams cheddar cheese, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 80 grams parmesan, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 400 grams butternut pumpkin, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 350 grams cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 cups (750ml) milk
  • 250 macaroni
  • 1 bunch broccolini (175g), halved lengthways
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus extra to serve

Method

  • 1
    Place cheeses in mixing bowl; blend for 10 sec/speed 7 or until the consistency of coarsely grated parmesan. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • 2
    Place pumpkin, cauliflower, garlic and milk in mixing bowl; cook for 25 min/100°C/speed 1, without measuring cup inserted into lid, or until vegetables are soft. Return measuring cup to lid. Blend for 15 sec/speed 8 or until sauce is very smooth and silky.
  • 3
    Add pasta to mixing bowl through hole in lid; stir to combine. Position steaming dish over mixing bowl and cover. Cook for 14 min/steam mode/reverse/stir mode, adding broccolini to steaming dish after 8 minutes, or until pasta and broccolini are al dente and sauce thickens.
  • 4
    Remove steaming dish. Add three-quarters of the grated cheeses and nutmeg to pasta mixture; stir to combine. Season to taste. Sprinkle mac 'n' cheese with remaining grated cheeses and extra nutmeg. Serve with broccolini.

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