Pastitsio Thick Cream Sauce
|Onions||3 , chopped|
|Garlic powder||To Taste|
|Chopped beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Italian plum tomatoes||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Macaroni||1 1⁄4 Pound (Ziti macaroni)|
|Tomato sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cream sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Cheese||1 Tablespoon, grated|
Brown chopped onions and meat in butter.
Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, spices, and seasonings.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Cool and stir in part of bread crumbs and the egg whites, unbeaten.
Cook macaroni according to directions on package and drain.
Sprinkle remaining bread crumbs into a buttered 11X16X2 inch baking pan.
Put in a layer of macaroni, a layer of meat with sauce, and half the thin cream sauce.
Sprinkle with grated cheese.
Add another layer of macaroni and sprinkle with cheese.
Cover with remaining thin cream sauce.
Spread the thick cream sauce over top and sprinkle with cheese.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.
Cool and slice into squares.
When ready to serve, reheat in hot oven.