TexMex Baked Macaroni

TexMex Baked Macaroni

Posted 2017-11-22 by chrisfollow
A dish which adds a twist in a simple baked macaroni.

It uses spices which are common in Mexican food.


Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Serves: 8-9

Ingredients
20 ml corn oil
15 ml garlic
15 ml onion
120 g ground beef
30 g diced tomatoes
25 g diced carrots
15 g diced bell pepper
400 ml tomato sauce
5 g allspice powder
10 g cumin powder
10 g paprika
1 pc bay leaf
5 g black pepper
8 g salt
350 g macaroni shells
150 ml milk
30 g butter
30 g all-purpose flour
1 pinch ground nutmeg
100 g grated cheese


Method
  • In a pot with boiling water, cook the macaroni shells until al dente.
  • In a pan with oil, saute the onion and garlic.
  • Add the ground beef; then season it with salt and black pepper.
  • Add the tomatoes, carrots, bell pepper, and bay leaf.
  • Pour in the tomato sauce and stir it well.
  • Add the cumin, paprika, and allspice powder.
  • Remove it from the heat and mix it with the cooked macaroni shells.
  • Place it in a square pan.
  • For the bechamel sauce, melt the butter in a pan and add the flour.
  • Pour the milk and whisk it well until smooth.
  • Season it with salt, black pepper, and nutmeg.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add 70 g of grated cheese.
  • Pour the mixture on top of the macaroni with tomato sauce.
  • Sprinkle grated cheese on top.

  • In a preheated oven, bake the macaroni for 10 mins or until the top has turned brown.


  • Categories
    #Tex-Mex
    #pasta
    #baked
    #family
    #dinner
    #lunch
    #entree


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    Family_friendly
    Easy
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    Lunch
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