Peperami Mac n’ Cheese

A bowl of mac 'n cheese topped with halved cherry tomatoes and with a fork resting on the side sits on a white table cloth. There's a glass of lemon water and another plate of food out of focus behind it.
Credit: Peperami Chicken Bites @PeperamiTV on Instagram

Love macaroni and cheese? Then why not add an extra layer to the experience with some extra ingredients!

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10min
Cooking time: about 15min

  1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC, Fan Oven 170ºC, Gas Mark 5. Cook the macaroni in a pan of lightly salted boiling water according to pack instructions, for about 7-9min. Drain and return to the pan, stir in the spinach, to wilt.
  2. Meanwhile, place the chorizo in a small frying pan and cook for 2-3min until it releases it oil. Drain on kitchen paper. In a small bowl, mix the cream cheese, with the milk and half the Cheddar. Stir in the chorizo and Peperami Chicken bites and season with salt and freshly-ground black pepper.
  3. Stir the cheese mixture into the drained macaroni. Transfer to an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and place the tomatoes on top. Cook in the oven for 15min until golden and bubbling.

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