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Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve

Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve
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Serving Size: Serves 4
Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes
Course: Lunch, Main
Favourite flavours: Pasta
Cooking method: fry
Season: All year round
Convenience: Budget, four or less

Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve
INGREDIENTS

prosciutto, 4 thin slices off the bone (80g)
dried macaroni, 500g
butter, 60g
plain flour,
2 tablespoons
milk, 2 cups
grated tasty cheese,
½ cup
eggs, 2, lightly beaten
baby spinach, 60g
salad leaves, to serve
METHOD

  1. Heat a large frying pan on high. Fry prosciutto 2-3 minutes, turning, until crisp. Break into pieces and set aside.

  2. Cook pasta following packet instructions.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter on medium. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Remove pan from heat. Gradually add milk, stirring, until smooth. Return to medium heat, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens. Simmer 3 minutes. Mix in cheese and season to taste.

  4. Drain pasta well, returning to pan with sauce, egg and spinach. Toss well. Serve topped with prosciutto, and with a leafy side salad.



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