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Classic Pastitsio

Discover a popular Greek casserole made of layers of pasta, lamb, cheeses, a creamy white sauce and a delicate seasoning blend of cinnamon and nutmeg.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Macaroni Mixture

1
cup uncooked elbow macaroni (3 1/2 oz)
1
egg white
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons milk

Lamb Mixture

3/4
lb ground lamb
1 1/2
cups cubed peeled eggplant
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Sauce

1
cup milk
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg, beaten

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package. Stir in remaining macaroni mixture ingredients.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook lamb over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in remaining lamb mixture ingredients.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, cook 1 cup milk and the cornstarch over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients.
  • 4 In ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole, place half of macaroni mixture. Top with lamb mixture, remaining macaroni mixture and the sauce.
  • 5 Bake uncovered about 40 minutes or until set in center.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Ground beef can be used instead of the ground lamb.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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