Crushed Macaroni and Vegetables

Rhonda Wheeler


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


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20 Min
45 Min


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

How to Make Crushed Macaroni and Vegetables


  • 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.

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About Crushed Macaroni and Vegetables

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

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