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Substantial Macaroni Au Gratin with Spinach

Substantial Macaroni Au Gratin with Spinach

An easy recipe to make substantial macaroni au gratin, even for beginners.

Ingredients: Serves 3 to 4

Macaroni
50 g
Chicken thigh meat
200 g
Spinach
200 g
Onion
100 g
Tinned corn
1/2 cup
Milk
450 ml
Flour
3 tablespoons
Butter (or margarine)
3 tablespoons
Consome
2 (crush finely)
Pepper
To taste
Pizza cheese
As needed

Steps

1. Hard-boil the spinach in boiling water for about 30 seconds, rinse in running water, then squeeze out the excess water. Chop into about 3cm pieces. Make sure to squeeze and drain well.
2. Chop the chicken into bite-sized pieces, and slice the onion into thin wedges. Cook the macaroni.
3. Heat some butter in a frying pan and sautee the onion and chicken for about 3 minutes. Turn the heat off temporarily and add flour.
4. Stir while the heat is turned off until it's not floury. (About 30 seconds)
5. Add milk and mix together. Make sure the heat is still off.
6. Turn the heat back on and mix with a spatula over medium heat. When thick, add consome and mix thoroughly. Turn the heat off.
7. Finally, add the cooked spinach, corn, and macaroni. Mix together and transfer onto a gratin dish.
8. Top with pizza cheese and bake in 250℃ oven until golden brown to finish. (About 15 minutes)

Story Behind this Recipe

I make many kinds of gratin using all sorts of ingredients at home.