Pastitsio for Two

Recipe by SME_Cook
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease a 8" x 8" baking dish (or any smaller casserole dish).
  • Add the pasta to a large pan of boiling water; boil, uncovered, until just tender; drain.
  • Combine the hot pasta, eggs and cheese in a large bowl; mix well.
  • Press into casserole dish.
  • To make the meat sauce, heat the oil in a large pan, add the onions and ground turkey and cook, stirring, until the meat is well browned.
  • Stir in the tomato puree, beef stock, wine, and spices; simmer uncovered until thick; cool.
  • Stir in the egg.
  • Layer on top of pasta layer in casserole dish.
  • Stop here to freeze or continue to bake and eat immediately.
  • To make the topping, melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the flour.
  • Stir over low heat until bubbling.
  • Remove from the heat and gradually stir in the milk.
  • Stir over low heat until the sauce boils and thickens.
  • Stir in the cheese and cool slightly.
  • Stir in the egg yolks.
  • Pour sauce over the meat layer and smooth the surface.
  • Sprinkle with the breadcrumbs.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 40 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  • You can also freeze it at this point and just reheat the entire dish in the oven.
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