'Mac n Sir', a delisious variation to the ultimate comfort food 'Mac n Cheese'

Provided by the charismatic and popular cook and Paški Sir fan Carol Chaney.


1 1/2 cups (uncooked) brown rice macaroni or macaroni

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 finely chopped onion

2 minced garlic cloves

2 finely chopped celery stalks

2 cups lightly steamed or blanched chopped broccoli flowerets

2 cups diced tomatoes (cut the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds and flesh before chopping)

1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

For the white sauce

2 tablespoons grated Paški Sir

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups milk

2 cups grated cheddar Paški Sir

1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper sea salt (to taste.) and ground pepper

2 tablespoons grated Paški Sir


l. cook and drain macaroni/rice

2. Saute the onions in hot olive oil, when the onions become translucent add the garlic and celery then cook on a moderate heat for 5 mins, stirring regularly to avoid burning the onions.

3. Add tomatoes and cook for 5 mins, then add oregano and basil.  cook for a further 25 – 30 minutes until the tomatoes are completely broken down

4. Remove from heat and stir in broccoli and macaroni.

White Sauce

5. Melt the butter over a moderate heat and slowly sift in the flour.  Stir continuously to avoid lumps until it becomes straw like in color.

6. Slowly add the milk still stirring continuously but don’t let it boil.  lower the heat when you have the desired consistency.

7. Stir in the grated Paški Sir, nutmeg, cayenne, salt and pepper.

8. Place tomato mixture in a large cassarole dish and cover with the Paški Sir sauce

9. Sprinkle with grated Paški Sir

10. Bake at  350 for 20 minutes uncovered and serve with roasted chili potatoes and salad


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One response to “'Mac n Sir', a delisious variation to the ultimate comfort food 'Mac n Cheese'

  1. Pingback: Alan Coxon cooks up a Paški Sir Souffle « Sirana Gligora, Paški Sir·

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