How to make it

  • Chop up finely the onions and garlic
  • then add to a hot frypan with a little oil and butter and fry till they turn a nice gold colour
  • add seven spices teaspoon of salt or to your taste pepper to your taste and fry off a little to let out the aromas of the spices
  • turn down heat a little and add meat to pan and fry off meat till its been all cooked through add the tomatoes and tomatoe paste and cook till nice and rich but not to thick if needed add a splash of red wine or water
  • in the meantime boil pasta in salted water
  • for the white sauce its so easy and lovely oh yeh
  • in a deep pot add the 75 gramms of butter and let it melt and get a touch of colour then add the plain flour put down the heat and stir through or beat through and let it fry a littile so you dont get the flour taste through the sauce
  • put the heat down 2 or 3 points above low and add your warm milk slowly and stir quikly as you add the milk keep stirring till you add all the milk if to thick keep adding milk slowly take off the heatand add the cheese
  • drain your pasta and put together in a pot the meat sauce and pasta and stirr through the ingredients
  • put the meat sauce and pasta into a large size baking tray then on top of the mix put the sauce
  • heat your oven to 180 degress celcius and cook for 50 minutes or until the top gets a beutifull golden brown colour and thats it

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    " It was excellent "
    gutrenboy2 ate it and said...
    Tastes GREAT! I was thinking about using this for my project in World Studies. Now I am definitely going to. THANKS!
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    " It was excellent "
    capedread ate it and said...
    nice, my hubby hates pasta but I will definitely give this baby a try, sounds delish
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    " It was excellent "
    californiacook ate it and said...
    Pastitsio is one of my fave dishes/comfort foods. Will have to give your version a try. Thanks for sharing.
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  • helewes 5 years ago
    Sounds good...I'll try this soon.
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  • hipsta 5 years ago
    THIS IS HOW PASTICHIO IS MADE IN MY FATHERS HOME TOWN OF ACHAIA GREECE
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  • hipsta 5 years ago
    Its basically a LEBANESE 7 spice mix that you can buy from most fruit and veg markets .When you but the seven spice the spices are written on the back of the packet
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  • lovebreezy 5 years ago
    Nice recipe. Can you tell us what's in 'seven spice'?
    Why is it called greek pastichio?
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