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 Pastitcho

 

Serving Size 8

 

Béchamel ingredients

 

5 tablespoons of all-purpose flour

4 tablespoons of butter (1/2 stick)

2 cups hot not “boiling” whole milk

Salt

Pepper

Grated nutmeg

1-3 egg yolks

 

Pasta

 

8 ounces Ziti or Zitoni (2 cup raw) cooked half way and drain

 

Meat Sauce Ingredients

 

1/2 cup olive oil

1 large Onion - finely chopped

1 1/2 pounds Ground beef

1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon

3 tablespoons Tomato paste

1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg

Salt, Pepper and Oregano

 

Meat sauce prep

 

In large skillet add olive oil and sauté onion until soft and transparent. In another skillet or wok add the meat, cook until browned. Mix tomato paste with meat. Continue cooking, adding the onions, nutmeg, salt, pepper, oregano and cinnamon.

Cook until all the ingredients are incorporated in one brownish looking well done meat sauce take off heat to cool Set aside,  Cook the pasta in boiling water until half done, Drain and set aside

 

Béchamel sauce prep

 

In a saucepan, melt the butter on a very low heat, As soon as it melts add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon until there are no lumps, and increase the heat to medium-low. Add the milk slowly, stirring constantly with a whisk, and continue stirring until the sauce begins to thicken without being too thick. Remove from the heat and stir in salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir in the egg yolks and return to the heat, whisking briskly until well blended

 

To Assemble

 

Grease with olive oil an 8x12 baking oven glass Pan and Spread half the cooked pasta over the bottom of the dish. Spread all of the meat sauce over the pasta, spread the rest of the pasta over it, pour the Béchamel sauce on top and smooth with a spatula.

Bake in the preheated 350 oven 50-60 minutes.

 

 

 

Yiassou

 Enjoy and for now and in the future eat well                                

Kallh Wreksh

 

 

 

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