Crisp-topped mac ’n’ cheese with tomatoes & green beans
Waitrose and Partners

Crisp-topped mac ’n’ cheese with tomatoes & green beans

A family favourite with the tasty addition of an extra crispy, crunchy topping.

    Vegetarian
  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time40 mins
  • PlusPreparation time 15 minutes + infusing

Ingredients

  • 600ml Essential Semi-Skimmed Milk
  • ½ small Essential Onion (or the top of an Essential Leek, washed)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • A few black peppercorns
  • 50g Essential Unsalted Butter
  • 50g Essential Plain Flour
  • 175g Essential Mature Grated British Cheddar
  • 1 tsp Essential English Mustard, or to taste
  • 300g essential macaroni
  • 1 tbsp Essential Olive Oil
  • 250g Essential Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 25g pack Essential Ready Salted Crisps
  • 240g Essential Round Beans