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Pork Pastitsio

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  Elbow macaroni 6 Ounce
  Egg whites 2 , beaten
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated
  Skim milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated

Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Stir together macaroni, egg whites, 1/3 cup Parmesan, and 1/4 cup milk.
Set aside.
In a skillet cook pork and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender.
Drain off fat.
Stir in tomato sauce, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pepper.
For sauce, in a medium saucepan combine 1 cup milk and cornstarch.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat.
Stir about half of the hot mixture into the beaten egg, then return all to saucepan.
Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan.
Place half of the macaroni mixture in an 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
Spoon meat mixture over, then add remaining macaroni mixture.
Cover with sauce.
Bake in a 350° oven for 40 to 45 minutes or till bubbly.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 602 Calories from Fat 272

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.4%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 145.9 mg48.6%

Sodium 676.1 mg28.2%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 30.4% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork Pastitsio Recipe