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    Makaronia Pastitsio (Greek Creamed Macaroni and Cheese)

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    50 mins

    10 mins

    40 mins

    littleturtle's Note:

    Serve hot or serve cold on lettuce leaves. Garnish with paprika, thin slices of lemon and green olives.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      In a large pot, bring water and salt to a rapid boil; add macaroni.
    3. 3
      Stir a few times with a fork; boil macaroni until al dente according to package directions (7-9 minutes).
    4. 4
      Drain macaroni well and return to pot.
    5. 5
      Mix oregano, garlic powder and flour into melted butter.
    6. 6
      Stir butter into pasta, cover, and keep warm.
    7. 7
      Beat eggs until frothy.
    8. 8
      Add pepper, cinnamon, and milk, and beat until well mixed.
    9. 9
      Place half of the macaroni in a 9x12-inch baking pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
    10. 10
      Cover macaroni with 1/2 cup of cheese.
    11. 11
      Add another layer of macaroni.
    12. 12
      Gently pour egg/milk mixture over macaroni, making sure macaroni is well covered.
    13. 13
      On top of this add a thick layer of cheese.
    14. 14
      Bake for 25-30 minutes, until top is bubbly and light brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 28, 2007

      35

      Good

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    • on February 26, 2007

      45

      This was good. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. Tasty and no problems for me. I plan to make this again. Thanks!

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    • on August 02, 2005

      25

      The ingredient amounts of this recipe must be wrong. Using a 1/2 lb. of macaroni yielded enough to barely cover the bottom of my casserole dish, no way near enough for three layers. I ened up using only half of the milk/egg mixture, and yet once baked there was still an incredible amount of liquid left in the dish, with gobs of butter floating on top. The concept is good, using the kephalotiri cheese yielded a mild but good taste, if you could get past all the liquid. Sorry, but two stars is all I can give for this, and that for the taste and the basic idea.

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    Nutritional Facts for Makaronia Pastitsio (Greek Creamed Macaroni and Cheese)

    Serving Size: 1 (243 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 317.0
     
    Calories from Fat 136
    42%
    Total Fat 15.1 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 8.9 g
    44%
    Cholesterol 88.7 mg
    29%
    Sodium 870.2 mg
    36%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 12.8 g
    25%

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