This came from Lucca, Italy and has been a family favorite .This is a great dish and simple for a quick side dish.
prep time20 Min
cook time45 Min
cloves garlic,finely chopped
1 1/2 c
macaroni , crushed
tomatoes , cored and sliced 1/4" thick
spinach leaves,stemmed and cut into large pieces
1 1/2 c
shredded cheese,any kind
How To Make
Grease an 8" square baking dish with 2 tablespoons of oil.
Mix 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.
Put macaroni in a baggie and let air out and seal.Roll with a rolling pin until pasta is in small pieces.
Combine spinach and parsley and spread half over tomatoes.
Sprinkle crushed macaroni over the top of the spinach
Over the top of macaroni add the rest of spinach and parsley. Then spread stewed tomatoes over all.
Drizzle oil and garlic mixture over top of stewed tomatoes and cover dish with foil or lid
Bake 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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