Pasticcio

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by CountryLady

Not exactly Greek - not exactly Italian - from Pasta Quick & Easy! Prepare in advance, put in the oven after work, make a salad & you've got dinner.

Top Review by chia2160

this is quick and easy, but a bit bland for our taste. i also found that while the topping cooked up well the inside was a bit watery, we prefer our sauce a bit thicker.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. SAUCE: Heat oil in large skillet; cook onion& pepper for 3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, stir& cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Add beef& cook, stirring frequently, until no longer pink- about 10 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes& wine; bring to a boil, lower heat& simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes or until sauce is fairly thick.
  5. Stir in parsley& anchovies; season to taste.
  6. PASTA: Cook in boiling salted water for 8- 10 minutes, or until tender.
  7. Drain& transfer to a bowl.
  8. Stir in the cream& set aside.
  9. TOPPING: Beat yoghurt, eggs& nutmeg until well combined; season to taste.
  10. ASSEMBLY: Brush a large, shallow ovenproof dish with oil (or spray with Pam).
  11. Spoon in 1/2 the pasta mixture& cover with 1/2 the meat mixture.
  12. Repeat these 2 layers.
  13. Spread the topping over the final layer& sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  14. COOKING: Bake in preheated 375F oven for 25 minutes or until the topping is golden brown& bubbling.

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