Macaroni cheese and chive soufflé
This child-friendly meal is to be eaten on the night it is made. Made with cheese, egg and pasta, it is perfect for your toddler or baby.


  • 250g macaroni or penne pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 100g butter
  • 100g cake flour
  • 1 tbsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground white pepper
  • 500ml milk
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • small bunch of fresh chives, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and cook the pasta according to package instructions.
  2. In a large saucepan, fry the onion in the butter until golden brown.
  3. Add the flour, mustard powder, salt and pepper and stir together. Remove from the heat and add the milk.
  4. Return to heat and use a wooden spoon or balloon whisk to stir the sauce until it thickens.
  5. Remove from heat and cool slightly, then stir in the egg yolks.
  6. Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form, then fold into the white sauce. Stir in the pasta, cheddar cheese and chives (reserve a little cheese to sprinkle over the top). Pour into an ovenproof dish and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.

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