I first spotted this recipe many years ago and judging by the photograph it looked revolting. Having now read the recipe and thought about it, realise could be very delicious. This will keep for up to two days.

Macaroni loaf with yoghurt sauce
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:608
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:40 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:6th December 2012

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Yoghurt sauce


  1. Grease, line, and grease again a 900g loaf tin.
  2. Add the macaroni to a pan of boiling water and boil, uncovered until al dente.
  3. Drain and cool.
  4. Mix the pasta with the breadcrumbs, nuts, cheeses, spices, pepper, coriander and eggs.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the loaf tin and smooth the surface.
  6. Bake, uncovered at 180° C (350° F - gas 4), [fan oven 160° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour] for 30 minutes or until firm.
  7. Serve hot or cold with the sauce.

For the yogurt sauce

  1. Combine all of the ingredients and mix well.

Serving suggestions

Serve with colourful vegetables or salad.

Recipe source

  • Lightly adapted from a recipe in Pasta published by The Australian Women's Weekly


Vary the nuts that you use. Also substitute the red pepper for an orange or yellow one.

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