Romano’s Macaroni Grill is an Italian restaurant brand founded in 1988 by Phil Romano, one of the industry’s leading innovators. Inspired by the Italian country cuisine served in Romano’s grandmother’s kitchen, Macaroni Grill blends Italian traditions with progressive culinary inspiration from all regions of Italy and the U.S. An extensive wine list and the chain’s unique honor wine system finish out the experience in this polished casual atmosphere.




Fonduta Gamberi

Macaroni Grill Copycat Recipe

Serves 2-4 as an Appetizer

2 cups half and half or (1 cup cream + 1 cup whole milk)
1 tablespoon real clam juice
2 tablespoon dry white wine (use wine that you would drink)
3 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 shallots chopped
3 tablespoon sifted all purpose flour
5 cups of chopped fresh spinach
1 (8 oz) can chopped artichoke hearts
16 medium or 12 large shrimp (peeled and chopped)
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2/3 cups of mozzarella cheese- grated

In a 12" saucepan over medium-high heat, mix half-and-half, clam juice and wine. In another saucepan melt the butter and saute shallots until clear. Whisk in flour stirring until mixture is smooth. Cook while stirring constantly 3-4 minutes. Mix in the heated half-and-half mixture to the shallot mix while constantly stirring with a wire whisk to remove lumps. Add to mixture shrimp, artichokes, spinach, and both peppers, bring to boiling. Reduce heat and let simmer for about 4-5 minutes while stirring occasionally as not to let the mixture scorch. Remove from heat, stir in the grated cheese. Pour into a dip bowl and serve hot with favorite dipping chips.

1 comment:

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