Spring Mac’n’Cheese

Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Serves: 2


  • 2 tablespoons of garlic oil
  • 25g plain flour
  • 250ml whole milk
  • Large pinch of salt
  • 100g grated strong hard cheese (plus extra for topping)
  • To assemble:
  • 200g macaroni pasta
  • Small bunch of asparagus
  • 50g fresh peas


Preheat the oven to 200C
Pour the oil in a sauce pan and heat
Add the plain flour and salt and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes
Take off the heat and gradually stir in the milk
Pop back on the heat and keep stirring until little sauce has thickened, add the cheese and melt, leave to one side
Cook your pasta and combine with the sauce, asparagus and peas
Pour into a baking dish and top with the extra cheese
Bake for 20 minutes until golden