Pastitsio - Greek Macaroni

Recipe by FrenchBunny
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 6-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • For Meat Layer.
  • Saute onions in butter till soft.
  • Add meat breaking up with spoon & cook till no pink remains.
  • Drain off fat in a strainer & return meat in pan.
  • Add remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer uncovered 15 minutes.
  • For Cream Sauce.
  • Melt butter in large pot.
  • Stir in flour and cook 1 minute.
  • Lower heat and add cream and stock till smooth.
  • Cook stirring constantly till sauce is thick & bubbly.
  • Stir in cheese,salt and pepper and stir till cheese is melted & blended into sauce.
  • Remove from heat, cover and set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to directions on box.
  • Beat eggs, 1/2 Cup cheese and Soft butter.
  • Add to pasta, blending well.
  • Assembly:
  • Spoon 1/2 of pasta into buttered 13X9X2 dish.
  • Pour 1 Cup Sauce over pasta.
  • Spoon on all of the meat mixture.
  • Pour another 1 Cup sauce over meat.
  • Add other 1/2 of pasta.
  • Pour rest of sauce.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 C cheese on top.
  • Bake uncovered 350 F for 35 minutes.