Crushed Macaroni and Vegetables

Rhonda Wheeler

By
@homeskillet

This came from Lucca, Italy and has been a family favorite .This is a great dish and simple for a quick side dish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1/8 c
oil
1/3 c
water
3
cloves garlic,finely chopped
1 1/2 c
macaroni , crushed
3
tomatoes , cored and sliced 1/4" thick
2 c
spinach leaves,stemmed and cut into large pieces
1/2 c
parsley
1 1/2 c
stewed tomatoes
1 c
shredded cheese,any kind

Step-By-Step

1Grease an 8" square baking dish with 2 tablespoons of oil.
2Mix oil,water, and garlic in a bowl and arrange tomato slices in a single layer in the greased baking dish.Season with salt and pepper.
3Put macaroni in a baggie and let air out and seal.Roll with a rolling pin until pasta is in small pieces.
4Combine spinach and parsley and spread half over tomatoes.
5Sprinkle crushed macaroni over the top of the spinach
6Over the top of macaroni add the rest of spinach and parsley. Then spread stewed tomatoes over all.
7Drizzle oil and garlic mixture over top of stewed tomatoes and cover dish with foil or lid
8Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour.2-3 minutes before done ,uncover and sprinkle 1 cup shredded cheese on top till melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy