Chef Ray: Macaroni Cheese with Green Veges

From: Unknown Author (May 2015) 10 Favourite Pasta Recipes in Healthy Food Guide

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 300g macaroni pasta
  • 2 cups green beans, trimmed, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • oil spray
  • spring onions, chopped
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan 
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic dressing (made with 2 parts balsamic vinegar to one part olive oil)
  1. Cook macaroni following packet directions. Add beans and peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain pasta and vegetables. Return to the pan and cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, spray a medium-sized saucepan with oil. Cook onions over a medium heat for 2 minutes, or until softened. Whisk together milk and cornflour until smooth, then pour into saucepan whilst stirring. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan, pasta and vegetables. Serve with salad and combined olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette.

 

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