Ingredients

  • Mature Cheddar Cheese 60g
  • Crumbled Blue Cheese 30g
  • Panko Breadcrumbs 25g
  • Cauliflower Florets 300g
  • Macaroni 180g
  • Vegetable Stock Paste 15g
  • Creme Fraiche 150g
  • Baby Spinach 100g
  • Siracha Sauce 15g
  • Olive Oil for the Crumb 2tbsp
  • Olive Oil for the Roux 1.5tbsp
  • Water for the Sauce 250ml
  • Plain Flour 2tbsp

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 220/200 Fan/Gas Mark 7
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to boil with 1/2tsp of salt for the Pasta
  • Grate the Cheddar Cheese and set aside
  • Mix the Blue Cheese and Panko Breadcrumbs together in a small bowl
  • Stir the Olive Oil for Crumb in the bowl and set aside
  • Put your Cauliflower Florets in a ovenproof dish and season with lots of salt and pepper, toss to coat.
  • Roast your Cauliflower Florets in the oven for 15-20m turning halfway through.
  • Meanwhile whilst your saucepan is boiling, add the Macaroni and cook until tender, 12m
  • Once tender, drain and pop back into the saucepan and drizzle with oil to stop from sticking.
  • While the pasta cooks, heat the Oil for the Roux, and stir in the Flour.
  • Cook until it forms a Paste 1-2m.
  • Gradually stir in the Water for the sauce, and the vegetable stock paste.
  • Bring to boil, stir and simmer until thickened, 1-2m.
  • Stir in the Creme Fraiche, and remove from the heat.
  • Add the Cheddar Cheese to the sauce, stir until melted.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Return the pan to mild heat, adding a handful of Baby Spinach at a time until wilted and piping hot.
  • Stir in the roasted Cauliflower Florets, Cooked Pasta.
  • Pour in the now mixed recipe into the Oven Proof dish.
  • Turn your Grill on high.
  • Sprinkle the Blue Cheese Crumble over the top of the Pasta covering the ovenproof dish.
  • Grill on high for 2-3m or until the crumb is golden.
  • (optional) Drizzle your Siracha hot sauce over the top.
  • Enjoy!!

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Serves
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Prep Time
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Cooking Time
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