Barbados Macaroni Pie

Barbados Macaroni Pie
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  • 6Servings


  • 8 ounces bucatini (aka perciatelli) pasta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons dried mustard
  • 1 small scotch bonnet or habanero chile, seeds discarded, minced, or 1 tsp. hot sauce (optional)
  • Salt
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated (about 3 cups)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup) or grated


In a pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta according to package directions, under cooking by a minute.

Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees . Grease a 1-qt. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, ketchup, mustard, chile, if using, and 1 tsp. salt. Mix in 2 cups cheese and the onion.

Drain the pasta well, then toss it into the cheese mixture. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup cheese on top. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, 30 to 40 minutes. Let cool for about 15 minutes before serving.