Cheesy salmon and leek mac and cheese

Cheesy salmon and leek mac and cheese

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  • 0:10 Prep
  • 0:25 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Easy

Impress the fam with this cheesy salmon and leek bake! A winter warmer that can be whipped up in just 25 minutes!

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Family dinner recipes, Coles Magazine


  • 375g farfalle pasta
  • 60g butter
  • 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 cups (625g) milk
  • 1/2 cup (60g) coarsely grated cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 185g pkt Coles Tasmanian Hot Smoked Salmon, coarsely flaked
  • 150g Coles Deli Castello White Cheese, chopped


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain well.
  • Step 2
    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and mustard. Cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until the mixture bubbles and is grainy. Reduce heat to low. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until the sauce boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Add cheddar. Stir to combine. Season.
  • Step 3
    While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook the leek for 5 mins or until soft. Stir in the peas. Remove from heat.
  • Step 4
    Stir the pasta into the sauce. Spoon into a 10-cup (2.5L) ovenproof dish. Bake for 15 mins or until golden.

  • Author: Sarah Hobbs
  • Image credit: Steve Brown
  • Publication: Coles



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