Macaroni Pasta With Béchamel Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Macaroni Pasta with Béchamel



  • 2½ cups macaroni pasta or 375 g
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion or 200 g, diced
  • 300 g minced beef
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cups milk or 1250 ml
  • 1 sachet MAGGI® Béchamel Mix
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese or 100 g, grated

How to Prepare

  1. Cook the macaroni pasta according to packaging instructions preferably “al-dente”. Drain and cool under cold water then set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté onions for 2 mins, then add the minced meat and fry for 5 mins or until the beef becomes brown in color. Season with salt and black pepper, stir and set aside.
  3. Add milk and MAGGI® Béchamel Mix to a large saucepan. Bring to boil with constant stirring then simmer for 2-3 mins or until the sauce thickens.
  4. Pour 2/3 quantity of the béchamel sauce into the cooked macaroni in a mixing bowl and mix to combine the sauce and the pasta well. Arrange half the quantity of pasta mixture over the bottom of an oven dish.
  5. Arrange the prepared meat mixture over the pasta in the same oven dish then top with the rest of pasta mixture.
  6. Spoon the rest of the béchamel sauce over the pasta and top with mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 15-20 mins or until top becomes golden in color.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 615.00 Kcal
Protein: 34.00 g
Carbohydrate: 69.00 g
Fats: 24.00 g

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