Pastitsio is a layered baked dish and is often served as a main course, with a salad. Pastitsio takes its name from the Italian pasticcio, also known as lasagna al forno in some regions of Italy.
Yield: 6 Ready in 1 hours, 20 minutes
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|2 tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil|
|1 Onion; chopped|
|1 clovegarlic; crushed|
|1 1/4 cupsbeef stock|
|1 lbsground beef|
|2 teaspoontomato paste|
|1/2 teaspoonground cinnamon|
|1 teaspoonfresh mint; chopped|
|1/2 cupall-purpose flour|
|1/2 cupplain yogurt|
|1 1/2 cupsgrated kefalotiri cheese; (6 oz.)|
|Salt and Pepper|
Preheat oven to 375F. In a skillet, heat oil. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft. Add beef and stir until browned. Stir in stock, tomato paste, cinnamon, mint, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 - 15 minutes or until sauce is reduced. Meanwhile, in a pan of boiling water, cook macaroni 8 minutes or until tender. Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside. Ina a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk and yogurt and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in half the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Mix macaroni int cheese sauce. Spread half the macaroni mixture over bottom of a large gratin or souffle dish. Cover with meat sauce, then top with remaining macaroni. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top. Bake 45 minutes or until browned.
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