Macaroni In Garlic Yogurt Sauce (Macaroni Bel Laban)

Only 3 ingredients are required. This unusual Macaroni in garlic yogurt sauce (macaroni bel laban) will feed your kids in under 15 minutes.
10 minutes
10 minutes

About this recipe

I’m sharing with you our approach to pasta – the simple macaroni in a garlic yogurt sauce known in the Middle East as Macaroni Bel Laban.

Only 3 ingredients are required. This unusual pasta dish is seriously yummy and it’ll feed your kids in under 15 minutes. This is the go-to recipe when you don’t feel like cooking, but it’s still homemade food.

macaroni B Laban


Main Ingredients

  • 250g pasta (shell)
  • 500g natural yogurt
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • salt to season


  • 1 tablespoon ghee/butter
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

Notes from Rouba

  • Bigger size pasta doesn’t do this dish justice.
  • The pasta must be warm before being tossed with yogurt (highly recommend).
  • Adding butter & pine nuts is optional.
  • Once the pasta is tossed with the yogurt, it’s best to serve straight away.


Step 1.

Boil the pasta until soft (softer than al dente). Drain.

Step 2.

Whilst the pasta is cooking, prepare the yogurt by mixing yogurt, crushed garlic & salt. Toss warm pasta with the prepared garlic yogurt sauce.

Step 3.

This step is optional. Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee or butter, add 1 tablespoon of pine nuts and toss until golden in colour. Pour it on top of the pasta.

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