Source of Recipe
Foods of the World
List of Ingredients
1 T plus 2 t salt
1 lb. ziti
7 T olive oil
q cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 lbs. ground lamb or beef
2 cups chopped, drained canned tomatoes
1 cup canned tomato puree
2 t finely chopped garlic
1 t oregano
1/4 t ground cinammon
freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup soft, fresh bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
4 cups milk
2 T butter
1 t salt
1/2 cup flour
Boil ziti in water with 1 T salt for 10-15 min.
Drain immediately and set aside.
Heat 6 T olive oil over moderate head in skillet.
Add onions and cook 5 min. or until soft and transparent.
Add meat, mashing and cooking until pink disapperas/
Stir in tomatoes, puree, garlic, oregano, cinammon and 2 t. salt and few grindings pepper
Bring to boil over high heat
Reduce pan from heat.
Stir in 1/4 cup bread crumbs and egg. Set aside.
To make cream sauce, combine 3 cups milk & butter in small pan until bubbles appear around rim of pam. Remove from heat.
In saucepan, beat eggs until frothy.
Add 1 cup milk and 1 t salt and beating constantly, add flour, T at a time.
Stirring constantly, slowly pour in heated milk and butter in thin stream and bring to boil.
Continue to boil until thick and smooth. Set aside.
Brush lasagna pan with 1 T olive oil.
Sprinkle bottom with 1/4 cup bread crumbs.
Spread half ziti over.
Cover with meat.
Pour 2 cups cream sauce evenly on top.
Sprinkle with 1/2 grated cheese.
Make another layer with remainder ziti.
Pour remainder sauce over & sprinkle with remainder of cheese.
Bake at 350 for 45 min until delicate brown.
Cut into squares and serve.