Our smart cheat’s version of this all-time favourite is great when friends pop in for supper.
Cheat’s mac and cheese
- 2 x 500g packets macaroni
- 400g ready-bought cheddar cheese sauce
- 200g ready-grated mozzarella
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Cook the macaroni in plenty of boiling salted water until just cooked. Drain.
Put the macaroni in a mixing bowl and stir in the cheese sauce. Place in a baking dish and sprinkle with the mozzarella.
Bake until the mozzarella has melted, about 10 minutes.
Serve while still hot with a green salad.
Extra additions to stir into the cheese sauce • Crispy bacon and peas • Snipped French chives • Mushrooms and broccoli