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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2010, 03:19:28 pm »
I had this tonight with a couple of extras.  I added some pureed butternut pumpkin to the meat and pureed cauliflower to the cheese saunce.  I have to sneak in vegies wherever possible that my nearly 3 year old can't detect!

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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2010, 01:38:29 am »
Good thinking Kym, have to be one step ahead of those little tackers  ;)
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2010, 03:19:17 am »
Just made this for later, sure makes heaps. Only had to alter the times slightly Robyn and used Chelsea's method of adding the macaroni to save time.  My machine was having trouble coping on soft speed so I had to use 2.5 - luckily the reverse action works well and didn't mash the macaroni ! Posting photos to show how much it made but before the actual cooking so will review the taste later. One for tea, one for the freezer and the little one for Mum.
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #18 on: October 15, 2010, 04:38:12 am »
No problem Chelsea, I knew that you wonderful 'pros' would provide us all with a variety of tweaks.  :) :)

Definitely not a pro and it is easy to tweak away when you have a great recipe to start with.  :)

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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2010, 10:06:25 am »
Tasted great Robyn, I'm going to make this for DD & her family when I am down there next week. Great for a crowd, we will get 8 serves out of it here, others maybe 6.
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2010, 10:09:57 am »
Good one JD & Kym.  Often have to sneak veg into MrsT's dishes too  ;)
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2010, 12:50:51 pm »
Made this tonight, with Chelsea's tweaks - although I cooked the pasta separately on the stovetop - which was a good thing, since I read the quantities wrong and used 500g pasta - made a huge quantity  :o

It was delicious and will definitely be made again!  Since others have attached photos of their finished dishes, I thought I would try and attach a photo of an appreciative devourer of the meal - nothing better than a kid who happily eats up all their dinner, and declares "Mum is a good cooker"  ;D ;D

Thanks for this wonderful dish!
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2010, 01:49:41 pm »
Looks like one happy little chappy with what Mum served up for him  :D
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2010, 01:54:24 pm »
Lovely photo, looks like he is loving it - so what sort of mess did he make in the end?

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« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2010, 02:49:40 pm »
He is so cute
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #25 on: October 18, 2010, 06:05:34 pm »
What a cute photo. :)
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #26 on: October 19, 2010, 02:55:42 am »
Ooooh.
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #27 on: October 19, 2010, 03:02:20 am »
a happy gorgeous boy loving his food - what a good endorsement for a recipe  :D
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2010, 03:08:07 am »
Thanks everyone - I think he is cute too, but then I am biased ;)
I was a little worried after I had posted the photo that I should not have put a photo of DS on the forum, since it was not technically a photo of food ..... so apologies if I shouldn't have.
Zan, there wasn't much mess from DS1, but DS2 (15 months old) also tucked into the same dish with gusto, and he made soooooo much mess that I didnt take a photo of that  :P
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Re: Macaroni Beef
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2010, 04:14:18 am »
I've just made this for my DD's tea tonight,  I'm sure they will all like it. When I was working and she was at high school, I would come home every night to a meal she had cooked so it is nice to repay the favour now. Just glad she has a TMX down here at her place too.
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