Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Spicy Baked Macaroni


This is the last party post and I wanted to get it in before everyone goes off to enjoy their Thanksgiving dinners. This Giada dish is an old favorite of mine - it has great Italian flavors and it preps easily in advance. I often make it the night before I need it, bring it to room temperature before baking, and bake just in time to serve warm on the dinner table.

I have also made this as a main dish - just use 3/4 pound of pasta instead of one pound, and add 1 pound crumbled, cooked Italian sausage to the mix. Otherwise, I don't make any changes to Giada's great recipe so the link is below:

Spicy Baked Macaroni

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!

4 comments:

Pam said...

This looks great and is a must try! Glad I found your blog!

fittingbackin said...

This sounds awesome!! I wonder if it would taste okay if it had chicken or ground beef in it!

tanya does cooking said...

love the look of some of your pastas - looking forward to trying them! you may like to try this one I made a while ago - became a good favourite!

http://tanyadoescooking.blogspot.com/2010/09/bacon-and-parsnip-pasta.html

mayajo said...

Just delicious looking at it! I need to make one!


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