Macaroni with Béchamel sauce

An all time oven dish favourite now prepared in a skillet!


Original oven recipe can be found here

Serves: 4


– Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to directions then drain.
– Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat, add onion, and stir until tender.
– Add minced beef, stir occasionally until browned.
– Reduce heat, season mixture with salt and pepper, leave for 20 minutes or until most of the liquid evaporates.

For the Béchamel Sauce

– Heat butter in a saucepan over low heat, add flour and stir until smooth.
– Add milk to the mixture while continuously whisking with a whisk or hand mixer (so that chunks will not be formed) until combined and sauce is thickened.
– Add the egg and beat well with the sauce, season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

-Add cheese then combine all ingredients together and cook for a few minutes.



Don’t worry too much if you don’t have any cheese to add. The secret is in the sauce!


5 thoughts on “Macaroni with Béchamel sauce

  1. i went shopping the other day and i forgot the nutmeg!!! Cuz i went to the herbs area and they had no nutmeg so i put it aside and forgot it. darn it

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