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Beef Pastitsio Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef Pastitsio recipe? Learn how to make Beef Pastitsio using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sassy08

Makes 6 servings



Very Delicious. Reheats beautifully. Very hearty filling meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Beef Pastitsio

16 ounces ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
16 ounce tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups elbow macaroni
4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
1 egg, beaten
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3 tablespoons flour
12 ounces milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Beef Pastitsio

  1. In skillet cook beef and onion until meat is browned and onion is tender. Drain. Stir in tomato sauce, salt, oregano, pepper and garlic. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse. Combine macaroni, cheese and egg; set aside.

  3. For cheese sauce, melt butter in a heavy sacusepan. Stir in flour; cook until smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until smooth and thickened. Remove from heat and stir in salt and cheese.

  4. Spoon half of macaroni mixture into the bottom of a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking dish. Cover with meat mixture; top with remaining macaroni. Spread cheese sauce over the top. Bake at 350 degrees uncoverd for 30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 312.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
534
Calories from Fat
229
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.5g
39%
Saturated Fat
13.5g
67%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
158mg
53%
Sodium
1149mg
48%
Potassium
763mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
34.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
40.4g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 37% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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