Pastichio

Recipe by LMillerRN
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 1/2 c butter over low heat.
  • Add flour, stirring quickly until disolved.
  • Add milk and stir constantly until mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Then add egg yolks, one at a time, stirring throughly after each addition.
  • Add 1/2 c grated cheese, salt and nutmeg.
  • Set aside.
  • Saute onion in 1/4 c butter until golden.
  • Remove onions and brown meat.
  • Remove excess fat from pan and return onions.
  • Add tomato puree if desired and season with salt and pepper.
  • Simmer until thickened.
  • If sauce does not seem thick enough add bread crumbs until sauce reaches desired consistency.
  • Cook ziti according to package direcions and drain well.
  • Add 1/4 c butter, egg whites and 1/8 c cheese.
  • Mix well.
  • Sprinkle a large lasagna pan with bread crumbs, place half the macaroni in the pan, sprinkle with 1/8 c cheese and add the meat sauce.
  • Pour over the mixture about 1 c of the white sauce, 1/8 c cheese and then add the remaining macaroni.
  • Cover with remaining cheese and add the rest of the white sauce.
  • Sprinkle with nutmeg and bake at 375 for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
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