Mary’s Mac and Cheese Balls

350g macaroni
CHEESE SAUCE 
45g butter 
45g flour 
450ml milk 
85g Gruyere grated
60g freshly grated Parmesan
150g Mascarpone cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

CRUMB 
Flour 
2 eggs lightly beaten with a fork 
Panko breadcrumbs

METHOD
1. Cook macaroni as per packet instructions and set aside.
2. In a large glass bowl – melt butter in microwave for 40 seconds.
3. Add flour and microwave for a further 40 seconds.
4. Gradually add milk, stirring continuously to avoid lumps forming.
5. Microwave for 2 mins. Stir and microwave for a further 2 mins. Repeat.
6. When the mixture has thickened, stir in the cheeses until melted through.
7. Add cooked macaroni to cheese sauce mixture and season with salt and pepper.
8. Allow to cool in fridge (overnight for best results)
9. When the mixture has set; roll into small balls and coat in flour, egg and then breadcrumbs.
10. Deep fry until golden brown in Canola oil.
11. Serve immediately with your choice of Award Winning NoShortcuts chutney or relish. 

Quick and Tasty Brunch

  1. Toast some hearty grained bread
  2. Smash avocado onto toast
  3. Spread with NoShortcuts Beetroot Relish  
  4. Pop a poached egg on top and you're done. Delicious! 
  5. Add an optional slice of crispy bacon


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