Recipe of the month: Chicken & Macaroni Cheese Bake

 

chicken & mac cheese bake

 

Chicken and Macaroni Cheese Bake

This month’s recipe is the ultimate comfort food ready in time for autumn!

 

Serves 8, Preparation time 30 minutes, Cooking time 40 minutes

 Ingredients

½ cup chopped onion

3 tablespoons butter, melted

2 cans of cream of chicken soup

2 cups of grated cheddar cheese

1 cup milk

3 ½ cups chopped cooked chicken

2 ½ cups cooked macaroni

Salt & pepper

¼ cup of crumbled crackers

 

Method

In a frying pan, sauté the onions in the butter until soft

Add in the soup and 1 ½ cups of cheese, and gradually stir in the milk

Cook over a medium heat until the cheese melts then stir in the chicken and macaroni – season with salt and pepper

Transfer to a casserole dish and sprinkle with the cracker crumbs

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 F, Gas mark 4 for 30 minutes

Sprinkle the remaining cheese and bake for a further 5 minutes

Tuck in!