PastitsioFrom pleclare 3 years ago
- coarse salt and ground pepper shopping list
- 1 lb. penne,cooked and drained shopping list
- 2lbs ground lamb or beef shopping list
- 2 medium onions,diced shopping list
- 1/2 c red wine shopping list
- 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste shopping list
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon shopping list
- 6 Tbs butter shopping list
- 1/2 c flour(spooned and leveled) shopping list
- 3 c milk shopping list
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional),I double this shopping list
- 1/4 c parmesan cheese shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta,reserve. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat,cook lamb,breaking apart pieces with a spoon,until no longer pink,6 to 8 mins. Cook,stirring occasionally,until translucent, about 5 mins.
- Transfer to colender;drain fat,and discard. Return lamb to pan;add wine. Cook over medium heat till liquid has evaporated,about 5 mins.Stir in tomato paste,cinnamon and 2 cups water,simmer,stirring occasonally,until thickened,15 to 20 mins.Season with salt and pepper
- Make Parmesan cheese sauce while mixture is simmering.In medium saucepan,melt butter over medium hea;whisk in flour until incorporated,about 30 seconds. In slow,steady stream, whisk in milk till there are no lumps. Cook,whisking often,until mixture is thick and bubbly and coats the back of a wooden spoon,6 to 8 mins. Stir in cayenne,if desiredand Parmesan.
- Add pasta to lamb mixture;transfer to a 9x13" baking dish. Pour sauce over the to, smooth with back of spoon till level. Bake till browned in spots,35 to 40 mins.
- Remove from oven;let cool 15 mins before serving.
The Cookpleclare Framingham, MA
The Rating10 people
WOW!! What a New Year's Treat!!! thanks HIGH FIVE FORKS!!! Happy New 2010:)snowcat17 in Milwaukee loved it
Mmmm I made this for the first time last year using chicken. It was good! ;')justjakesmom in Everett loved it
I love lamb!!a1patti in Salem loved it