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    Courgette macaroni cheese

    Speedy comfort food, ready in just 15 minutes

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 400g essential Waitrose macaroni
    • 2 essential Waitrose courgettes, coarsely grated
    • 200ml crème fraîche
    • A large pinch freshly grated nutmeg
    • 125g essential Waitrose Italian mozzarella, drained and roughly chopped
    • 25g essential Waitrose parmigiano reggiano, grated
    • 3 tbsp fresh breadcrumbs


    1. Preheat the grill to high. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water, according to the packet instructions.
    2. Drain quickly, allowing some water to cling to the pasta, and return to the hot pan. Stir in the grated courgette, crème fraîche, nutmeg, mozzarella and half the parmesan; season.
    3. Tip into an ovenproof dish and scatter with the breadcrumbs and remaining parmesan. Grill for 5 minutes, until golden and crisp.

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