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Homemade Pastitsio

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large, chopped fine
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Ground beef 2 Pound
  Tomato paste 1⁄2 Can (5 oz)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Elbow macaroni 1 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Pound
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Saute the onion in 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet.
Add the beef and cook, stirring, until brown.
Add the tomato paste, water, spices, seasonings and wine and simmer until thickened.
Cook the macaroni in boiling, salted water until tender, then drain.
Melt remaining butter and pour over macaroni, mixing carefully.
Spread half the macaroni in a 9 x 13-inch pan and sprinkle with half the cheese.
Spread beef sauce over macaroni and cover with remaining macaroni.
Top with remaining cheese.
Mix the eggs and milk and pour over cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Cool slightly and cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef

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