“Greek-Style” ~ Macaroni Bake!!!


Ingredients:

29 oz. can of crushed tomatoes
18 oz. of frozen creamed spinach
8 oz. of feta cheese – crumbled
7 cloves of garlic – chopped
Healthy handful of Italian parsley – chopped
½ cup of chicken broth
Dash of ground nutmeg
Dash of salt
Dash of ground black pepper
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni
Olive oil – for drizzling


Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add the crushed tomatoes; simmer on low. Add the frozen spinach and parsley to gently thaw into the tomatoes on low. Add the ½ cup of chicken broth and continue to simmer
  on low. Add the seasonings.

Prepare the macaroni as directed and drain. Do not overcook the macaroni!

Drizzle a little olive oil in a baking dish. Add the macaroni and the crumbled feta cheese and toss. Add the sauce and toss.

Preheat the Oven 350 degrees:

Bake for 25-30 minutes.

This is a delicious baked macaroni served with a nice side salad.

With Love,
Catherine
xo
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32 comments:

  1. Perfect meal for this weekend & I have most ingredients on hand. As always, your recipes make me drool.

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  2. Great dish Catherine. A lovely bake for all the family. A like the combination of flavours.

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  3. I like it that you prefer Greek recipes! Greetings from Greece!

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  4. Cathrine this dish looks fantastic.
    Great job, thanks for sharing

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  5. I can´t take my eyes of your pictures!!! Have a nice weekend!

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  6. Catherine, this looks amazing! All that garlicky, cheese covered pasta must taste fabulous! Have a great weekend~

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  7. I love the Greek take on this - they are ingredients I always have at hand. Spinach and feta always draw me in. And perfect for the frigid temps that just returned.

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  8. I sure wish I lived next door to you, Catherine!! Oh, this looks good and pure comfort food! blessings ~ Tanna

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  9. My husband is always making a pasta dish of some sort and I'll have to give him this recipe. I love the feta cheese and nutmeg additions!

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  10. This looks so inviting and hearty. I was going to make pizza but this is making me rethink that plan. Looks absolutely delicious.

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  11. I love these kinds of recipes! Great food photos too!

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  12. Looks delicious! With all that Feta cheese in it, I bet it tastes fabulous... Thanks for sharing :)

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  13. That's a great looking dish of comfort food... perfect for a soon to be snowy day!

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  14. I would never have thought of using feta in this dish, but I love the idea of the Greek touch. My family would love this.

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  15. Beautiful photos Catherine!! Very delightful twist on an italian favorite. Happy friday my friend.

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  16. THIS sounds incredible! What would you say is the total simmer time? Just long enough to cook the pasta?

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  17. This goes in my new 'healthy eats' folder! :-)

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  18. this looks fabulous and I'm sure my Lithuanian husband would approve! anne

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  19. Catherine, Very nice recipe for a twist on baked pasta. Even though it's 'meatless', it sounds rich and satisfying. Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  20. What a delicious pasta bake! Total comfort food.

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  21. Hi Catherine,
    Lovely flavorful pasta dish, great for weekend dinner!
    Have a great weekend!
    Love always.

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  22. Un piatto di casa nostra...anche i tuoi piatti e il loro profumo attraversano il mare ghiacciato...ottima preparazione come sempre...brava. Ciao e buon we.

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  23. Ciao,da italiana mi piace molto mangiare la pasta! Trovo molto appetitoso questo piatto!Non l'ho mai provato con gli spinaci, è davvero interessante!Un abbraccio...Molly

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  24. Oh this looks great. And it's a good way to get my husband to eat spinach!

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  25. This does look delicious! One dish pasta bakes do make for some great comfort food. Enticing pictures and great flavor combination. Enjoy the weekend!

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  26. Just mouth-watering...looks appetizing and delicious!

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  27. Gracias por tu visita y tu amable comentario, Catherine! Me quedo por tu blog a ver qué cosas ricas haces! Saludos.

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  28. Your greek follower,Lenia,approves of this yummy dish!Well done,dear!

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  29. Lovely sounding recipe...I will use fresh spinach though.

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