Foodie Friday: Broccoli, Sweetcorn & Bacon Macaroni

broccoli_sweetcorn_and_bacon_macaroni(Serves 4)

Ingredients:
125g macaroni
200g broccoli florets
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
4 bacon medallions, cut into pieces
1 tbsp plain flour
150g lighter soft cheese
200ml semi-skimmed milk
200g tin sweetcorn, drained
25g medium Cheddar, finely grated
20g fresh breadcrumbs
1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
8 round lettuce leaves
100g cherry tomatoes, quartered

Method:
1. Preheat the grill to high. Cook the macaroni following pack instructions, adding in the broccoli for the last 3 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes, until golden. Add the bacon and cook for a further 5 minutes.
3. Stir in the flour, then add the soft cheese, milk, sweetcorn, the cooked pasta and broccoli. Cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Season with freshly ground black pepper and pour the mixture into a 1-litre ovenproof dish.
4. Mix together the Cheddar, breadcrumbs and parsley, and sprinkle evenly over the macaroni. Cook under the grill for 5 minutes, until golden and bubbling. Serve with the lettuce and tomatoes.

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