mac ‘n’ peas

3F0C6E91-81FE-46D7-937B-F8AC1BC90733bace peas with perks

Serves 3 or 2 adults/2 children


1 pot of green peas with perks

300g macaroni

For the cheese sauce:

30g butter

25g plain flour

250ml milk

50g cheddar cheese, grated

For the topping:

40g breadcrumbs

20g cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Cook macaroni as per packet instructions.
  2. Melt butter in a medium sized saucepan over a medium heat. Whisk flour into butter until smooth. Gradually add the milk and stir to combine. Cook until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Add peas with perks and cheese and stir until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Season with pepper.
  3. Combine the cheesy peas sauce with the macaroni.
  4. Place in an ovenproof container and top with breadcrumbs and cheese.
  5. Place under a preheated grill until top is browned.

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