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Handy Macaroni Recipes That Can Be Easily Made on the Grill

Maya Pillai Apr 21, 2019
Macaroni is the comfort food many people when they have no time to prepare an elaborate meal. It is prepared with vegetable, meat, or simply with cheese.
Macaroni originated in China and it was brought to Italy by Marco Polo. It was brought to USA by the late president Thomas Jefferson. Macaroni with cheese became popular during the World War II. Let us look at some grilled macaroni recipes that you can try at home.

Macaroni Grill Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

Ingredients for Lemon Sauce:
  • 2 ounces, white wine
  • 4 ounces, lemon juice
  • 4 ounces, cream
  • 1 slab of butter
Ingredients for Chicken Pasta:
  • 3 ounces, sliced boneless chicken
  • ¾ cup, all-purpose flour
  • 12 ounces, mushroom (sliced)
  • 1 pound, pasta (cooked)
  • 5 tablespoons, cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons, butter
  • Salt and pepper for taste
  • Parsley for garnishing
  • Prepare the lemon sauce by heating lemon juice and white wine over a medium flame.
  • The solution should be reduced to 1/3rd. Simmer the flame, add the cream and mix slowly until the solution thickens.
  • This would take around 3-4 minutes. Add the butter and mix well.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper. Remove from the flame and keep it aside.
  • In a thick-bottomed pan, add the cooking oil and butter and heat on a low flame.
  • Sieve the pepper, salt, and the flour in a bowl.
  • Dredge the chicken in the flour and sauté in the pan, flipping both sides until it becomes medium brown and is thoroughly cooked.
  • Add the chopped mushrooms and sauté till they are cooked.
  • Add chicken to the mushrooms and pour the lemon sauce over it. Mix well.
  • In a wide-mouth vessel place the cooked pasta and add the mixture of lemon sauce and chicken mushroom.
  • Using a flat spoon slowly blend well.
  • You can garnish the pasta with parsley.

Macaroni Grill Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

This is actually a dressing favored by those who love garlic. This could be used for dressing salads, pasta, and other baked dishes.

  • ½ teaspoon, salt
  • ¼ cup, red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons, honey
  • 1 ounce, roasted garlic
  • ¾ cup, olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon, lemon juice
  • Other than the olive oil and lemon juice, put remaining ingredients in a blender and make a paste.
  • The garlic should be properly crushed.
  • Add the olive oil and lemon juice and blend till it is mixed well.
  • Transfer it to an airtight container and refrigerate.

Macaroni Grill Herbal Bread

The herbal bread could be made using herbs such as rosemary, oregano, thyme and so on.

  • 2 cups, multipurpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon, salt
  • 2 tablespoons, rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons, butter
  • 1 tablespoon, sugar
  • 1 tablespoon, yeast
  • 1 cup, warm water
  • Dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm water and keep it aside to ferment.
  • Once it is fermented, add flour, butter, salt, and rosemary and knead well to make the dough.
  • Oil a flat-bottomed bowl and place the dough and cover it with a towel for five minutes.
  • Once more knead the dough for a couple of minutes. Divide the dough into two equal halves.
  • Butter a round baking tray, place the dough in it.
  • Keep it for 45 minutes. The size of dough would have doubled by now.
  • Heat the oven to 375 ºF and bake it for 20 minutes and your dish is ready to serve.