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Macaroni, Sweetcorn and Montgomery Cheddar Balls

25 February 2020 — Dinner, Party, Snack

Montgomery Cheddar Balls

Ingredients

500g macaroni

2 tbsp butter

2 tsp flour

400ml semi-skimmed milk

350g Montgomery’s Cheddar

165 tin of drained sweetcorn

2 eggs

breadcrumbs as needed

salt and pepper to taste

How to make it

Crispy on the outside, inside filled with rich, gooey cheese and sweet bites of sweetcorn. These Montgomery Cheddar Balls can be either fried or for a healthier twist, baked in the oven.

  • Boil some water and add macaroni. Cook until al dente
  • In a separate pan, make a roux:
    • melt the butter then mix in the flour
    • add the milk gradually
    • keep the heat on medium and stir to ensure there’s no lumps
  • Add the Montgomery’s Cheddar
  • Add the mustard
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Add the cooked macaroni
  • Add a tin of drained sweetcorn
  • Cover and once cool, put in the fridge for 1 hour
  • Take the mixture out and roll into balls
  • Chill for another 2 hours
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6
  • Roll the balls in egg wash, then breadcrumbs
  • Place on a lined baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden
  • Alternatively you can fry in shallow oil. Fry a few at a time, flipping to ensure they’re golden brown on both sides.
  • Serve these Macaroni, Sweetcorn and Montgomery Cheddar Balls with a side of Cartwright and Butler Tomato Chilli Chutney.

For other Montgomery Cheddar recipes:

Broccoli, and pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Montgomery’s Cheddar

Montgomery Cheese and Black Pepper Crackers

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