one-pot chilli mac and cheese

one-pot chilli mac and cheese

one-pot chilli mac and cheese

This vegetarian-friendly one-pot chilli mac and cheese is easy for meat-free Mondays.

  • 30 mins
  • 4-6
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 15ml olive or avocado oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 15ml Cajun spice
  • 10ml ground cumin
  • 1L vegetable stock
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • ½ x 500g packet macaroni
  • 410g tin cannellini beans, drained
  • 410g tin red kidney beans, drained
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • 250ml Cheddar cheese, grated

METHOD

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan on high and sauté the onion. Add garlic, Cajun spice and cumin and fry for 1 minute. Season.
  2. Add stock and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the beans and heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and mix through parsley. Scatter over Cheddar and serve immediately.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: August, 2019


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About Margie Els-burger

Food Editor at Your Family - Margie Els-Burger won the 2018 Avo Ambassador as well as the Galliova Egg Champion. She also walked away with the 2019 ‘Galliova Food Writer of the year’ award! She is a sweet-oholic and equally loves exotic salts. Her superpower is raiding the fridge to whip up (and use up!) easy meals. If she’s not busy cooking up a storm and making food look pretty, you’ll find her out searching for new (and old!) restaurant gems - or hiding with a tin of caramel treat.

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