How Can You Use Macaroni in Different Ways?



Pasta, a well-known Italian cuisine around the world, exists in more than 350 shapes. And out of these 350 elbow-shaped macaroni is very popular among all age groups. People love to cook and enjoy various macaroni recipes each day. The reason is that elbow-shaped pasta is extremely versatile and can adjust with any type of ingredients perfectly to boost taste and nutrition.  Moreover, you can also mix the boiled macaroni with any leftover meal such as chic with ken leftover and sour cream, or a bowl of vegetables to make a delicious breakfast. 

Most people thought of macaroni as just a type of pasta. But it is more than that. It’s an excellent ingredient to introduce versatility and flavors to traditional food items. It not only enhances the flavor but also adds to the nutritional value of food. 

Some awesome recipes to use macaroni as the main ingredient are: 

Macaroni Roll and Samosas

Various types of snacks are the favorite food items of everyone. However, the famous rolls and samosas are worldwide. They are made in various shapes, and sizes. The main portion is the filling inside the bread pocket. And it presents a huge variety of ingredients and flavors. The use of macaroni with a blend of chicken or veggies is the favorite filling of samosa and rolls for Chinese and Italian food lovers. It’s very easy to cook at home. And demands very simple ingredients including:

  • Roll/ samosa dough
  • Boiled macaroni 
  • Fried chicken crumbs 
  • Black pepper 
  • Salt 
  • Boil peas 
  • Veggies
  • Ginger and garlic paste 
  • Oil to fry 

Take oil in a pan, and fry ginger and garlic paste till golden. And then add macaroni, chicken, vegetables, and all the spices. Cook for 2 minutes and then keep aside. 

 Now Roll out the dough to make a large size rectangular. Cut into two halves and make a samosa pocket. Fill the already prepared mixture into the pocket and seal with the help of water and flour mixture from the front. 

In the case of rolls simply spread all the material over the bread and roll it into a cylindrical shape. 

Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and fry the roll or samosas till golden. Serve with green chili sauce and ketchup.

Macaroni Chat and Salad 

The macaroni salad and chat are extremely delicious and no one can refuse to eat them. You can make it with any type of ingredients available in your kitchen. The most common ingredients are:

  • Boiled macaroni 
  • Seasonal Fruits (cut into cubes )
  • Dry fruits
  • Stir fry Veggies 
  • Boiled chickpeas 
  • Mayonnaise 
  • Sour cream/ yogurt
  • Red beans boiled
  • Salt 
  • Chili powder 
  • Black pepper 


To make macaroni chat, take boiled macaroni, chickpeas, and red beans in a large bowl. Drizzle with salt, chili powder, herbs, and soya sauce. Mix well and top with any sauce or cream. And enjoy this yummy 2 minutes recipe. 


Mix the macaroni with your favorite fruits or veggies. Sprinkle it with black pepper, icing sugar, and salt. Pored sour cream and mayonnaise mixture. Mix well and drizzle with dry fruits to serve. 

Homemade Macaroni Soup 

Various types of Chinese, Italian and Thai soups are famous around the globe. And this macaroni soup is also one of them. Its ingredients are:

  • Ground chicken or beef 
  • Macaroni 
  • Salt 
  • Black pepper 
  • Spices broth 
  • Onion 
  • Tomatoes 
  • Frozen veggies 

Fry the ground chicken with onion until golden brown. Now add all the ingredients with a large quantity of water. Allow to simmer till the macaroni tender perfectly and all the other ingredients also blend nicely. Take it out in a soup serving bowl. Drizzle with herbs and serve along with tomato ketchup or other essential sauces including chili sauce, soya sauce, and hot vinegar sauce. 

Mac and Cheese 

It’s a very common and easy-to-cook recipe. The ingredients are:

  • Boiled macaroni 
  • Cheese 
  • Fried chicken cube 
  • Salt 
  • Soya sauce
  • Black pepper 
  • Hot sauce (optional)

Take a baking tray and layered macaroni with chicken pieces in it. Drizzle with soya sauce, herbs, salt, and pepper. Loaded with cheese and hot sauce. Bake for 5 minutes and enjoy. 

Final Thought 

Now you know more than one way to eat macaroni. Try these easy recipes and satisfy your hunger for pasta in different ways.

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