|Vegetable oil||25 Milliliter|
|Garlic||3 Clove (15 gm)|
|Ground beef||1 1⁄2 Kilogram|
|Dried oregano||10 Milliliter|
|Dried basil||10 Milliliter|
|Dry white wine/Chicken stock||250 Milliliter|
|Canned tomato paste||156 Milliliter|
|Canned tomatoes||796 Milliliter|
|Minced parsley||125 Milliliter|
|Pasta shells||1 1⁄4 Liter|
|All purpose flour||150 Milliliter|
|Milk||1 3⁄4 Liter|
|Creamed cottage cheese||500 Milliliter|
|Shredded mozzarella cheese/Swiss cheese||500 Milliliter|
|Grated parmesan cheese||125 Milliliter|
|Granulated sugar||5 Milliliter|
|Dried thyme||5 Milliliter|
In large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions and garlic until softened, about 5 minutes.
Increase heat to high; add beef.
Cook, stirring to break up, for about 3 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
Stir in oregano, basil, cinnamon, salt, pepper, sugar and thyme; cook for 3 minutes.
If Pour in wine, tomato paste and tomatoes, mashing tomatoes with fork.
Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Pasta Custard Layers: In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm, about 8 minutes.
Drain; transfer to large bowl.
Toss with 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the butter.
In large heavy saucepan, melt remaining butter over medium heat; stir in flour and cook, without browning, for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Gradually add milk, whisking until smooth; cook for about 5 minutes or until thickened.
Season with salt, nutmeg and pepper.
if In large bowl, whisk eggs; whisk in about 1 cup (250 mL) of the hot sauce.
Return mixture to saucepan; cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
Remove from heat; blend in cottage cheese and mozzarella.
Blend into pasta.
In each of two 13- X 9-inch (3.5 L) baking dishes, spread one-quarter of the pasta mixture.
Spread meat filling over each.
Spread remaining pasta mixture evenly over meat.
Sprinkle with Parmesan.
Bake in 375Ã‚Â°F (190Ã‚Â°C) oven for 1 hour or until bubbly and heated through and top is lightly browned.
Let stand for 10 minutes.
Calories 1329 Calories from Fat 625
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 70 g107.5%
Saturated Fat 31.7 g158.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 255.9 mg85.3%
Sodium 1010.9 mg42.1%
Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%
Dietary Fiber 8 g31.9%
Sugars 17.4 g
Protein 62 g124%
Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C 44.8%
Calcium 60.3% Iron 41.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet