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Red Piquanté Pepper Mac ‘n’ cheese

Red Piquanté Pepper Mac ‘n’ Cheese

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Everybody loves mac ‘n’ cheese, even kids, so creating a cheesy pasta dish with some healthier, hidden veg in there.

Created by @jadecarolanfitness 

Roasted Red Pepper Mac ‘n’ Cheese
PEPPADEW® Recipe Serving
SERVING

Serves 5

PEPPADEW® Recipe Time
PREP TIME

NA

PEPPADEW® Recipe Time
COOK TIME

35 minutes

PEPPADEW® Recipe Serving
SERVING

Serves 5

PEPPADEW® Recipe Time
PREP TIME

NA

PEPPADEW® Recipe Time
COOK TIME

35 minutes

Ingredients

PEPPADEW®  Piquanté Peppers

  • 200g PEPPADEW ® Red Piquanté Peppers
  • 150g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 500g dry pasta
  • 100g extra mature Cheddar
  • 80g coloured Cheddar
  • 80g mozzarella & cheddar grated mix
  • 250ml semi skimmed milk
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 20g butter
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic

 

Seasoning:

  • 1tbsp mixed herbs
  • 1tbsp paprika
  • 1tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • Parsley to garnish

The ultimate comfort food with a twist. This kid-friendly dish isn’t just deliciously cheesy but also sneakily includes wholesome veggies for added nutrition. The star ingredient, PEPPADEW® Red Piquanté Peppers, brings a delightful burst of flavour to this family-favourite dinner.

Method

  • Dice the onion and pan fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the chopped garlic to the onion.
  • Add the Red Piquanté Peppers, cherry tomatoes, and tomato puree.
  • Mix in the seasoning, mixed herbs, paprika, chilli flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Add the veggies to a blender with 100ml of water. Blend until smooth.
  • Add butter to a pan over a medium heat until it’s melted.
  • Mix in the flour to form a paste, turn the heat down.
  • Gradually pour in the milk whilst continuously whisking to avoid lumps.
  • Gradually mix in the extra mature cheddar and coloured cheddar.
  • When the cheese has melted, pour the roasted red pepper sauce in.
  • Season to taste then mix the cooked pasta in.
  • Add half of the pasta to an oven dish, top with mozzarella, then add the rest of the pasta.
  • Top with more mozzarella and bake in the oven for 10 minutes at 200.
  • Top with fresh parsley and enjoy!

Macros

Calories: 535
Protein: 16g
Fat: 17g
Carbs: 74g

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