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Halal Mac&Cheese

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Halal Mac&Cheese

16 minutes total

Are you looking for a delicious and comforting pasta dish that's both satisfying and islamic cuisine frienldy? Look no further than this Halal Mac & Cheese recipe! Made with Barilla® elbows or other short pasta and a variety of Halal cheeses, this dish is sure to become a new family favorite.



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Serves 4

320 g (11,28oz) Barilla® elbow macaroni or other short pasta
200 g Halal Cheddar cheese
60 g Halal butter (or margarine)
40 g Flour 00
800 ml Halal milk
50 g Halal Parmigiano cheese
to taste Nutmeg
to taste Salt
to taste Pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions.


Step 1

Here are 8 easy steps to cook the perfect Mac&Cheese

Step 2

Preheat your oven to 200° C.

Step 3

Cut the Halal Cheddar cheese into small cubes and heat the milk with a pinch of salt in a small saucepot.

  • Halal Cheddar Cheese
  • milk
  • salt

Step 4

In a separate pot, melt the Halal butter and add the flour, mixing well to avoid clumps. Cook for 3-5 minutes on low heat to create a "Roux" sauce.

  • Halal butter
  • flour

Step 5

Gradually add the milk to the Roux sauce and whisk until a creamy béchamel sauce forms. Then, add the cheddar cheese, grated Halal Parmigiano cheese, and spices (nutmeg, pepper, and salt) to the sauce.

  • Halal Parmigiano

Step 6

Cook the pasta according to package directions and drain.

Step 7

Mix the pasta with the cheesy béchamel sauce.

Step 8

Grease an oven tray with butter and pour the pasta mixture into it. Sprinkle grated Halal Parmigiano cheese and breadcrumbs on top.

  • Butter
  • breadcrumbs

Step 9

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Passive cooking

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Enjoy this creamy and cheesy Halal Mac & Cheese as a main dish or a side dish with your favorite roasted meats. The combination of pasta, béchamel sauce, and melted cheese will leave you feeling satisfied and comforted.