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Mac & cheese

Points® value
This meal is also suitable for the following approaches: Vegetarian and Higher Carb.

Meal Items


1 large

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

White pasta, dry

50 g

Plain White Flour

10 g

Skimmed Milk

200 ml

Low Fat Spread

10 g

Half fat Cheddar cheese

20 g

Bay leaf, dry

½ leaf/leaves


¼ medium


½ clove(s)


Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200˚C/fan oven 180˚C. Place the tomatoes in a square baking dish and spray withthe cooking spray. Heat until skins start to crack.Meanwhile, bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add the pasta and return to the boil. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender.To make the cheese sauce, blend the flour with a little of the milk and low fat spread in a non stick saucepan, stirring until smooth. Gradually add the rest of the milk. Drop in the bay leaf and bring the sauce to the boil, stirring.Simmer for 2 minutes then remove from the heat and stir in the Cheddar cheese. Remove the bay leaf. Drain the pasta and mix with the cheese sauce and tip into the baking dish on top of the roasted tomatoes. Gently mix together.Add onion and garlic and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until crisp, golden brown and bubbling.