Mac and Cheese with Kimchi

Give a twist to the usual Mac and Cheese with a Korean version!
  1. Boil pasta for 8 - 10 minutes and drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and add the finely chopped garlic and mustard, cook for 1 min. Then stir in flour and stir to combine.
  3. Gradually whisk in milk into the sauce until smooth. Simmer for 5 minutes whilst whisking until thickened. Add grated cheddar cheese.
  4. Take sauce off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes. Then mix in the gochujang.
  5. In a clean pan, melt butter, then add kimchi. Stir-fry until brown, then add the pasta and cheese sauce and mix gently to combine.
  6. Take off the heat and add optional garnishes.

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Recipe Information

Serves
2

Ingredients

  • 175g spiral or short pasta
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ tbsp English mustard
  • ½ tbsp Gochujang (Korean chilli paste)
  • 1 clove finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 200ml milk
  • 125g cheddar cheese
  • 200g kimchi

Optional garnishes:

  • Shredded nori seaweed
  • Pickled jalapeño peppers
  • 20g crispy onions 
  • Sriracha sauce
Give a twist to the usual Mac and Cheese with a Korean version!
  1. Boil pasta for 8 - 10 minutes and drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and add the finely chopped garlic and mustard, cook for 1 min. Then stir in flour and stir to combine.
  3. Gradually whisk in milk into the sauce until smooth. Simmer for 5 minutes whilst whisking until thickened. Add grated cheddar cheese.
  4. Take sauce off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes. Then mix in the gochujang.
  5. In a clean pan, melt butter, then add kimchi. Stir-fry until brown, then add the pasta and cheese sauce and mix gently to combine.
  6. Take off the heat and add optional garnishes.

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Anju

Recipe Information

Serves
2

Ingredients

  • 175g spiral or short pasta
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ tbsp English mustard
  • ½ tbsp Gochujang (Korean chilli paste)
  • 1 clove finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 200ml milk
  • 125g cheddar cheese
  • 200g kimchi

Optional garnishes:

  • Shredded nori seaweed
  • Pickled jalapeño peppers
  • 20g crispy onions 
  • Sriracha sauce