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Cheesy Baked Macaroni with minced chicken

If you’re in a hurry and want that quick meal or just don’t feel like cooking, then pop one of these in the oven and you can have a piping hot pasta meal. This dish can be prepared in advance and store in the freezer for weeks. When you feel like eating, simply take it out, defrost, spread your favourite cheese all over and bake until cheese melts. Great for kids who love pasta meals.

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Cheesy Baked Macaroni with minced chicken

These dish can be prepared in advance and keep in the freezer for weeks

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Western
Author: Shiokman Eddie
Ingredients
  • 2 litres water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 250 g elbow macaroni
  • 350 g tomato pasta sauce I used Prego
  • 150 g minced chicken or whatever meat you like
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp dried Italian herbs
  • Shredded parmesan and cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Bring 2 litres of water to a boil and add 1 tsp salt
  2. Add 2 Tbsp oil and 250g macaroni and stir
  3. Cover and boil for 10 mins
  4. Stop boiling and drain out the water
  5. Set it aside to be completely drained of water
  6. Add 350g tomato pasta sauce to a saucepan
  7. Mix well and simmer on low heat
  8. Once sauce starts to bubble, add 150g minced chicken
  9. Stir the minced chicken on low heat until it turns white
  10. Transfer the drained cooked macaroni into a pot
  11. Pour the chicken pasta sauce into the pot of macaroni
  12. Mix thoroughly and ensure that the macaroni is evenly coated with the sauce
  13. Prepare baking dish or ramekin and scoop enough macaroni to fill the dish
  14. Spread a generous amount of shredded cheddar and parmesan cheese on top before baking
  15. Wrap the extras with cling wrap and freeze them. Whenever you want to eat, just defrost, add cheese and bake.
  16. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200C until the cheese melts
Recipe Notes

These dish can be prepared in advance and keep in the freezer for weeks.

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