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Greek Style Crepe Casserole

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  Crepes 16
  Ground beef/Ground lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned tomato 16 Ounce
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Egg whites 4 , slightly beaten
  Cubed american cheese/American cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4 , slightly beaten

Prepare main dish crepes; set aside.
For filling, in skillet cook ground beef or ground lamb and onion till meat is browned and onion is tender.
Drain off fat.
Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, 1 teaspoon salt, and thyme.
Cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir about half of the hot mixture into egg whites; return to remaining hot mixture in skillet.
Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat; stir in cubed cheese.
Meanwhile, for sauce, in saucepan melt butter or marga-rine.
Stir in flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and cinnamon; add milk.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat.
Gradually stir about half of the hot mixture into egg yolks; return to remaining hot mixture, stirring rapidly.
Spread half of the filling in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
Arrange eight main dish crepes atop, overlapping to fit dish.
Repeat the layers of filling and crepes.
Pour sauce over crepes.
Sprinkle lightly with additional cinnamon, if desired.
Bake, uncovered, in 375° oven about 25 minutes or till heated through and top is set.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 428 Calories from Fat 272

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.8%

Saturated Fat 14.4 g72.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 162 mg54%

Sodium 336.8 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 19 g38.5%

Vitamin A 18.5% Vitamin C 12.7%

Calcium 15.6% Iron 11.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Greek Style Crepe Casserole Recipe