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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4403 Calories from Fat 1308
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 147 g226.3%
Saturated Fat 68 g339.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 567.7 mg189.2%
Sodium 1975.6 mg82.3%
Total Carbohydrates 520 g173.3%
Dietary Fiber 38.9 g155.7%
Sugars 56.1 g
Protein 239 g477.5%
Vitamin A 120.8% Vitamin C 156.9%
Calcium 89.5% Iron 237.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet