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The Greek Cook:Pastitsio

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Ingredients
  Penne rigate 600 Gram
  Ground beef 1 Pound, cooked
  Cream 2 Can (20 oz) (use as needed)
  Breadcrumb 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Grated cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

MAKING
2. Follow package direction and cook penne in boiling salted water. Drain and set aside.
3. In a large pan, spread breadcrumb at the bottom, just to absorb juices.
4. Lay pasta on top and season it with salt before adding a layer of cheese and ground meat.
5. Sprinkle some more cheese and top it with cream.
6. Pop the pan in oven and bake until nice and golden. Remove from oven and allow it to rest for 20 minutes before serving.

SERVING
7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Penne
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Pasta dishes with meats in Greek style are great mains and full of flavor and texture. Here is a recipe to make Pastitsio - Greek baked pasta dish including ground beef, penne rigate and cheese. Just right for a cheesy meal!

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