Pastitsio

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toss pasta with 3 tablespoons butter and 1/2 cup parmesan cheese; set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground round, onion, and garlic; stirring to crumble meat; cook until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Stir in tomato sauce, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, cinnamon, and pepper.
  • In a heavy saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat.
  • Whisk in flour.
  • Cook and whisk constantly for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in milk; cook and whisk constantly over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; remove from heat.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk eggs until thick and pale.
  • Whisk about 1/4 milk mixture into eggs; add to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly.
  • To assemble: spoon pasta mixture into a greased 13x9 inch baking dish.
  • Spoon beef mixture over pasta.
  • Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Top with cream sauce.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until golden.
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