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Mac & Cheese New York Style



6 portion(s)


  • 300 grams dried penne pasta

Cheese Sauce

  • 50 grams butter
  • 25 grams plain flour
  • 400 grams evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 300 grams milk
  • 300 grams cheese, cut into cubes, try sharp cheddar, gouda or gruyere


  • 150 grams fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50 grams butter
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Prepare penne or similar pasta per packet directions. 

    2. When al dente, rinse with cold water and drain well

  2. Cheese Sauce
  3. 1. Add butter to Thermomix bowl and heat 3min/100/speed 1

    2. Add flour and cook 3min/100/speed 1

    3. Add evaporated milk, mustard and salt and combine 10 seconds/speed 6

    4. Cook sauce 7min/90/speed 4. Sauce should have thickened 

    5. Add the milk and cheese and cook 5min/90/speed 4

    6. Add the sauce to the cooked pasta and pour into a lightly buttered casserole dish


  4. Topping
  5. 1. Place butter in a clean and dry bowl and melt 2 min/50/sp 1

    2. Combine buitter with fresh breadcrumbs

    3. Place breadcrumb mix on top of the pasta/sauce mixture

    4. Bake at 180 for 30 minutes


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Make your own fresh breadcrumbs. Tear bread up into pieces and place into bowl.  Chop 10 seconds/sp 8 or until breadcrumb consistency is achieved

The sauce will be quite thin when it is cooked, but it will thicken up considerably when baked in the oven

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