Herbed Macaroni Parmesan

  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 0 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • About This Recipe

    “A simple herbed and cheesed macaroni, less rich than traditional mac and cheese.”


  • 8ouncesuncooked macaroni noodles
  • 2 -3tablespoonschopped fresh basil
  • 3tablespoonsbutter
  • 1tablespoonchopped fresh parsley
  • 3/4 cupfreshly grated parmesan cheese, to taste
  • 2dashesfreshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2roma or Italian plum tomatoes, chopped
  • Directions

  • Other possible additions:1 clove garlic (finely minced) sauteed with the tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, or steamed broccoli florets.
  • Bring large pot of water to boil; cook pasta until al dente; drain well.
  • In a skillet over medium heat melt the butter and saute the tomatoes for 4 minutes.
  • Add the basil and parsley, stir, then add remaining ingredients and the hot noodles and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with additions suggested above in step 1.
  • Reviews

  • “What a fantastic recipe!I enjoyed it so much!It was so simple to prepare, but chock full of flavor.The key is to use garden fresh herbs and tomatoes, which I did.I sauteed a minced clove of garlic with the tomatoes in the butter and felt that this was the way to go.I served with chicken vegetable soup that I had made for my grandma.I would definitely make this again.Thanks!”

  • “We liked it.We were looking for a quick side dish and had macaroni noodles but no cheddar cheese.This fit our meal perfectly.Thanks!”

  • “OMG! This was soooooooo good! I made this as part of a recipe swap & I am so glad I did.I have been under the weather, and this was the comfort food I needed.The only change I made was to use canned tomatoes.Great adopted recipe!”

  • “This is a delicious recipe, perfect for an easy weeknight meal. I made this and Recipe #88703 Broiled/Grilled Herbed Chicken and it was a perfect combination! You would have thought these two recipes were made to go together. Great recipe Julesong! You adopted a great one here :)”