Cheesy Mince And Macaroni

Here’s a tasty treat for umndeni wonke! Give this twist on the traditional Mac ‘n Cheese a try for pure dinner time delight.

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 1 hr
Servings: 2



  1. Boil macaroni in salty water.
    250g macaroni
  2. In a pan heat oil and add mince. Cook until brown.
    2 tbsp sunflower oil, 500g beef mince
  3. Add onions, peppers, spice, and salt. Stir continuously.
    ½ diced onion, ½ diced green or red pepper, 1 tsp Amapelepele Steak and Chops Spice, salt & pepper to taste
  4. Cook until tender and add beef soup. Add water and cook for a few minutes. Set aside.
    2 tbsp Amapelepele Beef Soup, ½ cup water
  5. In a small pot melt butter, add flour and stir. Cook until it forms a paste and add milk bit by bit, stirring to avoid lumps.
    3 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp flour, 1lt milk
  6. Stir in the grated cheese and set aside. Add the cooked macaroni and fold into the sauce.
    grated cheddar
  7. Preheat oven to 180℃. Butter casserole dish and layer, starting with a layer of mince then macaroni, add more mince and top with the remaining macaroni.
  8. On the top layer of macaroni add some grated cheese and breadcrumbs. Bake until the top layer is golden brown.
    handful grated cheddar & breadcrumbs
  9. Enjoy!
Keywords: dinner, lunch, pasta