Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

An authentic Italian casserole from "Culinaria Italy".

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet, add beef and cook over medium heat until browned.
  2. Add carrot, celery, onion and garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add wine and simmer until reduced by half.
  4. Stir in tomato paste and broth, cover and simmer for 1 hour then season with salt and pepper.
  5. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  6. Grease a baking dish with the butter.
  7. Add half the pasta, cover with 1/3 of the sauce, top with half the cheese and sprinkle with half the basil.
  8. Repeat the layers and top with the remaining sauce.
  9. Bake 15 minutes or until hot.
Most Helpful

* * * MADE FOR COOKATHON FOR Lorac December 2013 * * * <br/>This is a wonderful dish!! We really enjoyed it! The only change I did was cut the recipe in half. I have leftovers I'm sharing with someone from work. Thank you Lorac for this wonderful recipe. And hoping for a speedy recovery for you!

Becky in Wisconsin December 31, 2013