Green Bean mac and Cheese

Green Bean mac and Cheese

35 min
4 people


  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 3 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 350 Fatti's and Moni's High Fibre Macaroni
  • 185 g pack sliced runner beans
  • 220 g pack fine green beans
  • 140 g mature cheddar, half chopped, half grated
  • 25 g pumpkin seeds
  • Peppery salad, to serve


  1. Put the oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat, add the flour and stir well.
  2. Still stirring, slowly pour in a little of the milk and mix well until smooth. Add a little more milk, repeating until all the milk has been added and you have a smooth sauce.
  3. Stir in the nutmeg, season, then take off the heat while you cook the pasta.
  4. Heat oven to 220°C.
  5. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the macaroni and boil for 8 minutes. Add the runner beans and green beans, and boil for a further 3 minutes.
  6. Drain the pasta and the beans, and tip into a large gratin dish. Pour over the prepared sauce and tuck the chopped cheese in among the pasta, then top with the grated cheese and pumpkin seeds.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the top is bubbling and golden.
  8. Serve with a peppery salad, if you like.

Products Used

Fatti's & Moni's High Fibre Macaroni
Fatti's & Moni's High Fibre Macaroni
High Fibre Pasta
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