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  Elbow macaroni 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Thick white sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Made With Half Milk, Half Cream)
  Egg yolks 4
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Pork 1⁄2 Pound, mixed with equal amount of veal, ground twice
  Veal 1 Pound, mixed with equal amount of pork, ground twice
  Chicken livers 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Chopped pimiento 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cooked green peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1) Preheat moderate oven (350°F.)

2) Cook macaroni and drain water.
3) In a bowl take white sauce and blend egg yolks and grated Parmesan.
4) Transfer on macaroni and mix well.
5) Grease a 3-quart casserole with butter and sprinkle dry bread crumbs on top to coat well.
6) In a skillet melt 2 tablespoons butter to make filling.
7) Mix onion and garlic and cook till onion is soft.
8) Stir in ground meat and chicken livers. Stir in between and cook for 15 minutes.
9) Mix remaining ingredients.
10) Stir and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes.
11) In the casserole add two thirds of macaroni mixture.
12) Keep the middle hollow and press macaroni firmly against bottom and sides.
13) Add the filling to the middle.
14) Layer with remaining macaroni covering the meat thickly.
15) Bake in oven for about 30 minutes.

16) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1070 Calories from Fat 344

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.3%

Saturated Fat 15.6 g78.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 543 mg181%

Sodium 1253.6 mg52.2%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g34.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.3%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 70 g139.3%

Vitamin A 162.9% Vitamin C 64.3%

Calcium 35.8% Iron 56.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

MacaroniMeat Timbale Recipe