Recipes Submitted by: Romano's Macaroni Grill
- 1/2 ciabatta or crusty long loaf bread, sliced (6 pieces)
- 1-2 large garlic cloves
- Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
- 3 small plum tomatoes, halved and seeded
- 10 fresh basil leaves
- Coarse salt
- Black pepper
-Preheat broiler to high, (if you prefer you can also grill the bread).
-Place bread slices on a broiler pan.
-Toast bread on each side under hot broiler.
-Rub toasted bread with garlic and drizzle with oil.
-Chop seeded tomatoes and place in a small bowl.
-Pile basil leaves on top of one another and roll into a log.
-Thinly slice basil and loosely combine with tomatoes.
-Add a drizzle of oil and a little coarse salt to the bowl and gently toss tomatoes and basil to coat.
-Pile toasted bread around the bowl of topping.
-Place a spoon to scoop topping in bowl and serve.
Romano's Macaroni Grill Classic Italian Bake Braiser
Classic Italian Bake Braiser Recipe:
INGREDIENTS : serves 4
Tomato Sauce of your choice 12 fl oz Total
Roasted Tomato's 2 oz Total
Rigatoni or any Tube Pasta 8 oz Total
Salt and Pepper To taste To Taste
Parmesan Cheese ½ oz Tsp
Large Meatballs 3 each Total
Sausage Links 2 each Total
Whipped Ricotta cheese 1 oz Total
Basil Leaf 1 each Total
Garnish with fresh chopped Parsley 1 ½ oz Total
-Bake sausage and meatballs in a 350 oven for 15-20 minutes
-While sausage and meatballs are cooking, slowly heat roasted tomatoes, sauce, salt, and pepper.
-When sausage and meatballs are ready, add to sauce and simmer 4 to 5 minutes.
-Add cooked pasta, toss well, and plate.
-Garnish with whipped ricotta and basil.