Pastitsio (Better Than Spaghetti)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a great change from your everyday Spaghetti & Meatballs. This will make 8-10 servings, so be prepared for leftovers!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onion in small amount of butter.
  2. Add beef & brown.
  3. Add next 6 ingredients & simmer until thick.
  4. Melt remaining butter & pour over macaroni, mixing well.
  5. In a large, flat casserole, layer half of the macaroni & half of the cheese.
  6. Top with beef.
  7. Spread remaining macaroni & cheese.
  8. Mix eggs & milk & pour over casserole.
  9. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.
  10. Cool slightly & cut into squares.


Most Helpful

The subtitle of this dish is misleading as this is nothing like the traditional spaghetti and red sauce that we are used to. My family of 6 didn't care for it. It didn't taste bad, just very different. The cinnamon and nutmeg with the wine and beef was off-putting for us.

soulvid June 08, 2008

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