Smoked mac ‘n’ cheese sandwich

Mac 'n' cheese in a sandwich – dreams are made of toasties like these. To get the tastebuds going, it comes with a generous layer of smoky barbecue sauce too

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 455
  • fat 26g
  • saturates 16g
  • carbs 40g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 13g
  • salt 1.3g


  • 50g macaroni
  • 25g grated Red Leicester
  • 25g grated smoked cheese
  • 50ml double cream
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika
  • 2 slices of sourdough bread
  • smoky barbecue sauce
  • butter


  1. Cook the macaroni following pack instructions. Drain and mix with the grated Red Leicester, grated smoked cheese, double cream, maple syrup and smoked paprika. Season well, leave to cool, then put in the fridge to firm up.

  2. Take 2 slices of sourdough bread and spread one with smoky barbecue sauce. Pile in the cold macaroni cheese, then close the sandwich and butter the outside generously. Fry in a dry pan for 4-5 mins on each side or until deep golden brown on the outside.

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