Macaroni and Cheese with Petits Pois and Roasted Corn


500g macaroni pasta
3 fresh sweet corns
1 cup frozen or fresh petits pois / garden peas
few tbs of water to steam peas
2-3 red onions – 200g (cubed)
250g Red Leicester cheese (grated)
6 tbs – 150g cream cheese
½ cup milk
black peppercorns
sea salt


roasting tray
microwave dish with lid to steam peas or small pot
large non-stick pot to cook macaroni


Place corn on a tray and roast in 180°C (356°F) until soft and starting to get brown. Let them cool down a little bit and using sharp knife cut of kernels from the cob. Leave aside.

Steam in microwave peas with few tbs of water, they should be ready within 5 minutes. You can also place them in a small pot with a little bit of water and cook covered until soft.

In meantime cook macaroni pasta in salted boiling water, until soft, drain but keep in the same pot.
Reduce fire, stir in peas, corn, onion, Red Leicester, cream cheese and milk. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, stirring constantly. Remove from fire and serve.

Serve 6 people.

Your thoughts…

  1. Yummm this is really delicious looking

  2. I want that for dinner tonight, Margot. :)

  3. definitely trying this recipe! thank you so much for sharing :)

  4. Add some vegetables to macaroni and cheese is a good way for children to eat vegetables in addition to a meal more healthy .Thanks to share his recipe !

  5. I’m here via May I ask where you found these pretty bowls?

  6. I never ever made macaroni & cheese with petits pois. This is so different for me.

  7. Thank you for all the comments.
    Kerstin – bowls are from Ikea, leaf place mat is from Butlers ;)

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