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    Low Fat Pastitsio

    Low Fat Pastitsio. Photo by Mikekey

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    55 mins

    25 mins

    30 mins

    mickeydownunder's Note:

    The Internet Highway inspires me! SO much to do, so much to see! Low fat? Tasty as can be? Hope you will try this and you will see!

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    Ingredients:

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    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      COOK pasta and DRAIN.
    2. 2
      NOTE: Can be any kind of pasta; I like rigatoni.
    3. 3
      In non stick pan, heat chicken broth and saute onion and mushrooms until soft; ADD ground beef and cook until brown.
    4. 4
      ADD chopped tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, cinnamon.
    5. 5
      STIR until most of the liquid evaporates (About 7 minutes).
    6. 6
      NOTE: Can use 2 400g canned tomatoes as well.
    7. 7
      NOTE: Can use 12 ounces of 10 percent beef and omit mushrooms.
    8. 8
      In same saucepan that pasta was cooked in, COMBINE eggs, milk and cornstarch (also called cornflour).
    9. 9
      CONSTANTLY stir over low heat for 10 minutes.
    10. 10
      REMOVE from heat, add fat free parmesan cheese and nutmeg.
    11. 11
      In large baking dish, LAYER 1/2 pasta, 1/2 tomato sauce then remaining pasta and remaining tomato sauce.
    12. 12
      COVER with white sauce; make sure to cover all pasta.
    13. 13
      BAKE for 35 minutes at 170°C (325F).
    14. 14
      ENJOY!
    15. 15
      NOTE: Taste tomato sauce mixture and adjust to your preference; ie if you do not like that much garlic, use 2 or 3 cloves.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 22, 2008

      45

      This is quite tasty . I used ground turkey to make it lower in fat, and penne pasta. I would add more nutmeg and cinnamon next time (personal preference). Made for camera-less Chef game.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low Fat Pastitsio

    Serving Size: 1 (328 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 248.0
     
    Calories from Fat 39
    15%
    Total Fat 4.3 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 65.8 mg
    21%
    Sodium 172.2 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.8 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 7.8 g
    31%
    Protein 14.3 g
    28%

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