Mini Macaroni Buns

Mini Macaroni Buns

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Escape from the mundane, with this exotic and sumptuous snack! A tongue-tickling, garlicky stuffing of mixed veggies and macaroni adorns buttery crisp buns to make a snacky delight that everybody will love. Choose whole wheat mini buns, to get the perfect texture and rustic flavour. Remember to scoop out the centres well to make deep cavities in the buns, so that they will hold a lot of the tangy, cheesy stuffing, because that’s where the fun lies! You can always use the scooped out portions to make bread crumbs to use with other recipes.

Mini Macaroni Buns recipe - How to make Mini Macaroni Buns

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  13 to 15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F).   Total Time:     Makes 12 mini macaroni buns
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For The Crispy Bread Halves
6 mini brown bread burger buns
melted butter for brushing

For The Macaroni Stuffing
1 cup boiled macaroni
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red and yellow)
1/4 cup finely chopped broccoli
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 cup milk
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
salt to taste
1 tbsp tomato ketchup , optional

For the crispy bread halves

    For the crispy bread halves
  1. Cut a mini burger bun halve into 2 halves and scoop out the centres to form a depression.
  2. Repeat step 1 with the remaining 5 mini burger buns.
  3. Brush all the bread halves with melted butter, place them on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 to 10 minutes or till the bread halves turn crisp. Keep aside.

For the macaroni stuffing

    For the macaroni stuffing
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and saute on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the capsicum and broccoli and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the plain flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cheese, chilli flakes, mixed herbs and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the macaroni, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Switch off the flame, add the tomato ketchup and mix well.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Fill each crispy bread halve immediately with a little macaroni stuffing and serve immediately.
Nutrient values per mini macaroni bun
Energy100 cal
Protein9.6 g
Carbohydrates13.1 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat3.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A153.4 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C4.9 mg
Folic Acid5.1 mcg
Calcium54.4 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium34.6 mg
Potassium50 mg
Zinc0.2 mg
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Mini Macaroni Buns
 on 06 Nov 15 02:50 PM

Bread scooped, buttered and baked till crispy and then stuffed with macaroni cheese inside is just wow, I serve this quite often at parties and all guest enjoy every bite of it...