Introduction: Italian Dinner Cooked on the Grill

There are no bounds to the foods that I will cook on the grill. I love the smoky flavor that the grill gives food and I avoid using my stove or oven in the summer. This pasta and garlic bread dish is really easy and scrumptious.

Step 1: Prepare the Garlic Bread


1/4 cup butter

2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

1/4 t dried parsley

1/2 t garlic powder

1 loaf Italian bread, sliced lengthwise and cut in half

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Spread on the Italian bread and set aside.

Step 2: Prepare Pasta


12 oz pasta

2 cups chicken broth

2 tomatoes (I used yellow tomatoes)

1/2 onion, diced

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 t sea salt

1 T oilve oil

Dash of crushed red pepper (optional)

1 C baby spinach

Parmesan cheese for serving


In a cast iron pan, combine the first 8 ingredients.

Step 3: Prepare Fire and Cook Pasta

Get the fire started in your grill. Once hot, place the pan on the grill and bring it to simmer. Stir periodically. Once the liquid is almost all gone, stir in the spinach.

Step 4: Toast Garlic Bread

Put the garlic bread on the fire (butter side up) until butter is melted and bread is crusty.

Step 5: Remove From Heat and Eat

The pasta is read when the liquid is gone and spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with parmesan to serve and enjoy with the garlic toast.

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