Creamy mac 'n' cheese

Recipe: Creamy mac ‘n’ cheese


  • 2 1/2 cups dried elbow pasta
  • 1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 3 green onions, sliced 100g 97% fat-free shaved leg ham, sliced
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 2 x 375ml cans Carnation Light & Creamy Evaporated Milk
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
  • 1/2 cup dried multigrain breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions, until tender, adding broccoli for the last 1 minute of cooking. Drain.
  2. Return pasta and broccoli to pan. Add onion, ham and peas. Season with pepper. Toss to combine. Combine flour and mustard in a jug.
  3. Stir in evaporated milk until combined. Pour over pasta mixture. Toss to combine. Transfer to a 10 cup-capacity ovenproof dish.
  4. Arrange eggs in pasta mixture. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese in a bowl. Sprinkle over top. Cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove foil. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
  6. Serve.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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