Lamb & Rosemary Pastitsio

Greek Lamb Pastitsio
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Recipe by: Perfect Italiano
perfectitaliano.com.au
Average: 4.5 (30 votes)
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Difficulty
Moderate
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  40 minutes
Cook:  30-35 minutes
Serves:  6
This famous Pastitsio recipe is one of the most popular greek ragu pasta recipes. Combining pasta with lamb and an exquisite cheese sauce makes for an incredible dinner.

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Lamb & Rosemary Pastitsio
Ingredients:
Method:
  1. Remove casings from sausages and break up sausage mince. Cook mince, onion and garlic in large non-stick saucepan over medium heat, breaking up mince with a wooden spoon until well browned.
  2. Add carrot, red wine and tomato sauce and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile combine milk, flour, butter and nutmeg in a saucepan and bring to the boil, whisking continuously. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, before adding grated Perfect Italiano Mozzarella and grated Parmesan.
  4. Remove from heat, cover and cool for 10 minutes. Whisk eggs into sauce. Add 1/2 cup white sauce to cooked penne and stir until pasta is well coated.
  5. Heat butter in a large frypan, add garlic and spinach and cook until spinach is wilted.
  6. Layer ingredients in a deep 25cm x 30cm baking dish in the following order: 1/2 penne pasta, meat sauce, sautéed spinach, 1/2 penne pasta and white sauce. Sprinkle with Perfect Italiano Perfect Bakes.
  7. Bake at 180°C for 30-35 minutes, until bubbling and golden. Serve warm with a crisp green salad.

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