Pasta and Lamb Casserole (Pastitsio) recipes

Pasta and Lamb Casserole (Pastitsio) recipes
22 Ingredients
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 1 (28-ounces) can whole tomatoes in juice
  • 1 (28-ounces) can whole tomatoes in juice
  • 1 (15-ounces) can whole tomatoes in juice
  • 1 (15-ounces) can whole tomatoes in juice
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 7 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or kefalotyri cheese (2 ounces)
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 2 pounds ziti
  • 1 3/4 cups coarse fresh bread crumbs (from 4 slices firm white sandwich bread)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or kefalotyri cheese
Nutrition
712
36% daily value
14 servings
                                       
                                            balanced, high-​fiber
     

Fat

50% 32

Saturated

74% 15

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 12

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

25% 75

Carbs (net)

- 69

Fiber

27% 7

Sugars

- 14

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

60% 30

Cholesterol

48% 145

Sodium

20% 482

Calcium

34% 338

Magnesium

22% 91

Potassium

18% 861

Iron

23% 4

Zinc

40% 4

Phosphorus

65% 457

Vitamin A

20% 177

Vitamin C

28% 25

Thiamin (B1)

114% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

47% 1

Niacin (B3)

47% 7

Vitamin B6

38% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

22% 88

Folate (food)

- 61

Folic acid

- 16

Vitamin B12

96% 2

Vitamin D

14% 2

Vitamin E

13% 2

Vitamin K

8% 10
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