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Learn how to make homemade baked Macaroni.

Baked Macaroni Recipe

Baked Macaroni Recipe
  • 1 cup Elbow Macaroni (about 100 grams)
  • 1½ slightly heaped tbsp Butter, preferably unsalted
  • 1½ tablespoons Flour
  • 1¾ cups Milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp Grated Cheese
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 1 Tomato
  • In the larger pan, put 2¾ cups water, ¾ tsp salt and a few drops oil.
  • Boil the mixture before dropping the macaroni.
  • Keep boiling for 6 minutes.
  • Pour the macaroni into the strainer and hold it under cold, running water for a few seconds. Keep aside.
  • Melt butter and add it to the sieved flour mix. It
  • Now, add milk, while stirring the flour mixture.
  • Start heating again, as soon as a smooth paste is made. Raise temperature to the boiling point.
  • Stir from time to time, till the sauce thickens.
  • Take the sauce off the fire.
  • Stir in two tbsp of the cheese.
  • Now, cut the stem off the capsicum. Scoop out the seeds and ribs with your hand. Cut three slices off it, so you get pretty circular shapes.
  • Chop the rest of the capsicum into tiny bits.
  • Slice the tomato into rings.
  • Mix the capsicum with the macaroni and pour it into the oven proof dish.
  • Pour the sauce over. Mix well and smoothen the top.
  • Arrange the capsicum and tomato slices on top.
  • Sprinkle over the remaining cheese.
  • When you are ready to eat preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Put the macaroni in and bake for 20 minutes or till the top is golden brown and the macaroni is bubbling hot.