• 500g macaroni elbows
  • 2 1.2 lt water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp pure vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp margarine/ butter

Macaroni is much like cooking spaghetti. Most packets come with instructions on how to make them as manufacturers differ. However, here is a general way of preparing them.

Quick Instructions

  1. Put boiling water in a pot. Add salt (1 tsp) and oil (2 tbsp), close pot and brings this water to the boil.
  2. When water is boiling, add your macaroni elbows (500g), stir occasionally for about 8 minutes or until done (tender) then drain using a colander or partly close the pot and drain the water out.
  3. Rinse with cold water to prevent the pasta from cooking and removing excess starch. Return macaroni to pot, add margarine/butter (2 tbsp) and allow to melt. Your macaroni is ready.

 


Pictorial Detailed Instructions

Step 1

Put boiling water in a pot (a). Add salt (b) and oil (c), close pot and brings this water to the boil (d).

Step 2

When water is boiling (a), add your macaroni elbows (b), stir occasionally for about 8 minutes (c) or until done (tender) then drain using a colander (d) or partly close the pot and drain the water out.

 

Step 3

Rinse with cold water to prevent the pasta from cooking further and removing excess starch (a). Return macaroni to pot (b), add margarine/butter (c) and allow to melt (d). Your macaroni is ready.

 

How to make Macaroni

How to make Macaroni

 

You may serve this with mince or turn it into Mac n’ Cheese and enjoy! Follow the links to Mac n’ cheese or the mince and let me know how it went.

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