Tomatari Macaroni

    1 hour

    Really simple and hearty dish for dinner.

    6 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 225g macaroni
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • garlic puree to taste
    • 400g plum tomatoes
    • 110g grated cheese
    • Sliced tomato (optional)

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Bring a pan of water to boil and add macaroni. Cook according to packet instructions.
    2. Put oil and flour into another pan and make a paste. Cooking over medium heat, make sure that the flour cooks but doesn't burn; it should froth slightly.
    3. Add the garlic puree to taste and then the juice from the tomatoes (if you use chopped tomatoes you may have to add water and tomato puree). As soon as it thickens add tomatoes and stir in grated cheese (reserve a little of the cheese). Add water if sauce consistency is too thick until you have a nice coating consistency.
    4. Check pasta; you can set sauce aside if pasta is not yet ready. Drain pasta as soon as it is ready and place in an oven dish. Top with remaining cheese (and sliced tomatoes). Place in oven or under grill till cheese topping browns. Serve with fresh bread.

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    Took shortcuts. As I didnt have any garlic Puree I chopped up some garlic and just added it to the oil and flour. Worked a treat!  -  26 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    Found that this was a great home-bake that took a fun 15-20 minutes to prepare. : )Tasted fantastic and a great meal to have with the family!  -  26 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    Really nice, easy and quick. Used proper garlic, but otherwise followed the recipe. Sliced tomatoes on top the second time, good addition!  -  11 Mar 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)