Greek Pastica Recipe

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Greek Pastica

Nikki Olschwanger

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@redheadcooking

This is a wonderful covered dish to make for church suppers or to take to friends. My friends grandfather was from Greece, and his grandmother made this for the family.


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Serves:

serves 8

Ingredients

1 ( 16 oz ) package elbow macaroni
1 pound ground chuck
1 pound shredded american cheese
5 eggs
2 cups milk, approximately
1 1/2 lemons
paprika
salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste
1/2 tsp. oregano

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook macaroni until barely done ( pasta should be firm in order to hold the custard)
2
Brown meat and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano.
3
Layer alternately in a 9 x 12-inch baking dish the macaroni, meat and cheese.
4
Squeeze lemons over casserole.
5
Beat eggs and add milk to bowl.
6
Pour over macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with paprika.
7
Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour or longer until custard is set.
8
This may be served warm or room temperature. It freezes well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef