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Mac with Goats Cheese & peas

Mac with Goats Cheese & peas

So I got home this evening (hot and bothered – 30 degrees – yuk and no air-con in the office) and I decided I actually needed to eat something that wasn’t salad again! But I didn’t want to whack the oven on and I wanted something really quick and not too heavy. I also (bad easypeasylemonsqueezy) had next to nothing in the fridge. I’m finding that only cooking for myself most of the time is super odd. I decide when I get home what to make, rather than actually planning! I must put this right.

However having said that my fridge foraged supper actually turned out to be fanbloodytastic! So have a go it’s easy and delicious. It’s light cheesy and the peas add a lovely freshness, with lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil – you are in nom nom heaven. I served mine with a lovely green salad with tomatoes and an ice cold beer, or glass of white wine I guess!

Please have a go at this Mac with Goats Cheese & peas, let me know what you think? Summer take on an old favourite?

I guess you could add other stuff too, (bacon, mushrooms, broccoli?) let me know what you add and what works?

Big love Clare

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • 250g Dried Macaroni pasta
  • 150g Frozen Peas
  • 125g Goats Cheese
  • Sea Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Grated Parmesan
  • Handful of torn Basil leaves
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Drizzle Olive Oil

 

Preparation Method

  1. Get yourself a pan of water and bring to the boil with a little salt
  2. Pop in your macaroni and simmer for 9 minutes, until tender
  3. Tip your frozen peas in the same pan and simmer for 2 minutes (this gives the pasta the full 11-12 Minutes)
  4. Drain macaroni and peas and return to the warm pan
  5. Then add 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan Cheese, Salt and Black pepper and stir
  6. Next add 1/2 Goats Cheese, torn basil leaves and lemon Juice and stir again
  7. Tip into your serving dish and blob the rest of the goats cheese over the top a squeeze of lemon juice, a drizzle of Olive Oil and lots more black pepper
  8. Flipping delicious, dig in and enjoy!
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Comments

Monika Dabrowski says:
This really is an ideal quick and delicious meal that's just perfect on a hot day:)
Kirsty Hijacked By Twins says:
Goats cheese is my favourite cheese and I love anything that has it in so know I'd love this meal. Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x
Jacqui says:
Love the idea of mac cheese made with with goats cheese
Angela Milnes says:
I have never tried Mac with goats cheese. I guess it would taste different but I'm intrigued. My daughter loves Macaroni so maybe this would be a good thing to try out! Angela at www.theinspirationedit.com :) #BrilliantBlogPosts
Kat (The Baking Explorer) says:
This looks absolutely delicious! I love the twist with adding goats cheese, I will have to try it!
Honest Mum says:
Drooling her girl. Obsessed with goat's cheese x