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pasticchio (greek lasagna)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Amanda Hyatt
Topeka, KS

This is another comfort food dish from my childhood. Don't be put off by the cinnamon in this dish, this has a wonderful flavor, and a creamy texture.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For pasticchio (greek lasagna)

  • 6 oz
    elbow macaroni 1 1/2 cups
  • 1/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 lg
    beaten egg
  • 3/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • (1) 8 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese

How To Make pasticchio (greek lasagna)

  • 1
    cook macaroni according to package directions, drain. Stir in 1/3 parmesan, the 1/4 cup milk and 1 egg, set aside.
  • 2
    In skillet cook ground beef and chopped onion until meat is slightly brown and onion is tender; drain off excess fat. Stir in tomato sauce, the 3/4 teaspoon salt, the cinnamon, nutmeg, and pepper, set aside
  • 3
    In a saucepan melt butter; blend in flour and the 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in the 1 1/2 cups milk; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for one minute more. Stir only half of the sauce into 1 beaten egg, return that back into the saucepan. Stir in the 1/4 parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Layer half of the macaroni mixture in a 8x8x2 inch baking pan. Spoon meat mixture atop, then remaining macaroni. Spread cream sauce over all. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees for 45-50 mins. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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