Chicken and Bacon Macaroni Cheese - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Chicken and Bacon Macaroni Cheese

Recipe by Cookie1 from the Thermomix Forum http://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=359.msg24345

Ingredients:

250g macaroni or other short pasta

60g butter

50g plain flour

750g milk

120g cheddar cheese

80g Parmesan cheese

160g cooked, shredded chicken

2 rashers of bacon, cooked and sliced

90g frozen peas, thawed

Preparation:

1. Put Parmesan in thermomix and grate on speed 8 for 10 seconds. Set aside.

2. Place cheddar cheese in bowl and grate for 10 seconds on speed 8. Set aside

3. Make sauce by placing butter, flour and milk into thermomix bowl and cooking at 90 degrees for 12 minutes on speed 4.

4. Put sauce into a casserole dish and stir in half the grated cheeses, bacon, peas and chicken.

5. Cook pasta as per instructions in the Everyday Cooking book. Drain and mix with the cheese sauce mixture.

6. Sprinkle over the rest of the cheeses and bake in a moderate oven for about 15-20 minutes.

5 Comments »

  1. avatar Debbie Says:

    Hi steph
    Tried this recipe tonight for the kids…new to thermomix, still found I wanted to modify…noticed you put milk at 750g is that suppose to be mls? Also with the cheddar cheese you never mentioned whether to leave in bowl or to set aside, i cooked in with milk and flour and butter.. I wasn’t to sure if it was to cook on recverse or with butterfly…
    Your suggestions would be be helpful…
    Thanks

  2. avatar Steph Says:

    Hi Debbie,

    This must have passed me by my apologies!! Hope you are enjoying your Thermie. You will note that all liquid ingredients are converted to gram ingredients which makes it easy to weigh so the recipe is accurate with 750grams. I have made this a couple of time. Once grating the cheeses it is best to set it all aside until assembling in baking dish. The sauce (milk flour butter) does not require the butterfly or cooking on reverse. I hope this helps.
    Happy Thermomixing!!

  3. avatar Tenniel Says:

    I just made this, absolutely delicious and so easy!

  4. avatar Steph Says:

    It’s great for you to visit the thermomix forum lots of cookie1 recipes there where this one came from and they are so good!

  5. avatar Thermaddicted Says:

    Thanks for sharing Steph!! Great Recipe from Cookie1 ( I made a couple of changes to suit what was on hand) My kids loved it !! #40 on my challenge! Therman makes 1000!!

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