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Pork Pastitsio

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Drain.
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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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