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    Pastitsio


    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
    Sauce:
    4 cups milk
    2 T butter
    6 eggs
    1 t salt
    1/2 cup flour

    Recipe



    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.
    Sauce:
    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.

 

 

 


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