Add a summery turn to your preferred solace food with this macintosh and cheddar formula. It’s made with new expansive beans and peas, pancetta blocks and a smooth ricotta and mozzarella sauce for a lighter interpretation of the exemplary macintosh and cheddar formula

Prepared IN

60 minutes


45 minutes

Planning TIME

15 minutes




2 fennel bulbs

1 tbsp olive oil

250g macaroni pasta

500g new expansive beans

160g new peas

100g pancetta

250g ricotta

150g new mozzarella, attacked little pieces

1 lemon, zested

3 tbsp cornflour

25g parmesan, ground



Preheat the broiler to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas mark 6. Cut the fennel into flimsy strips and throw with the olive oil. Spot in the stove for 20 minutes, until mellowed and marginally cooked.


Carry an enormous skillet of water to the bubble. Include the pasta and cook for 4 minutes. In the interim, pod the expansive beans and add them with the peas to the pasta. Cook for a further 4 minutes, until the pasta is simply cooked. Channel all the fixings in the skillet, holding 400ml cooking water, and put in a safe spot.


In the interim, heat a medium griddle over a high warmth and include the pancetta. Cook for 4-5 minutes, until brilliant earthy colored all finished. Eliminate from the warmth and put in a safe spot.


Increment the stove temperature to 220°C/fan 200°C/gas mark 7. Consolidate the ricotta, mozzarella, lemon zing and cornflour with the saved pasta cooking water and season well. Blend this in with the pasta, wide beans and peas and mix through the simmered fennel and cooked pancetta pieces. Move everything to a 2-liter preparing dish and sprinkle over the parmesan. Heat for 15-20 minutes, until percolating and brilliant earthy colored on top.

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