Everyones mince and mac

Everyones mince and mac

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A winning recipe using simple ingredients – macaroni, mince and cheese! You are sure to have empty plates all round!

  • Recipe serves6
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time55 minutes


  • For the mince:
  • 30 ml sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 30 ml tomato paste
  • 1 KNORR Beef Stock Pot
  • 250 ml water
  • 5 ml Robertsons Origanum
  • For the sauce:
  • 30 ml margarine
  • 30 ml cake flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 500 ml cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 500g macaroni


  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • To prepare the mince - Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onion and garlic until tender then add the beef mince and fry until well browned
  • Add the KNORR Beef Stock Pot and allow to melt into the mince then stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, water and origanum
  • Allow to simmer until the mince is cooked and the liquid is reduced by half
  • In the meantime cook the macaroni following the on-pack instructions until al dente, then drain and add to the cooked mince
  • To prepare the sauce – Melt the margarine in a saucepan then whisk in the flour to form a roux
  • Whisk in the milk until smooth then cook on a low heat whisking continuously until slightly thickened
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat then whisk in the cheddar cheese until melted followed by the eggs
  • Place the mince mixture into an ovenproof casserole dish then pour the cheese sauce over
  • Top with extra grated cheddar cheese if desired and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown