Greek Pastitsio

 

Pastitsio, also known as baked ziti, is a traditional Greek layered meat and pasta dish. There are many variations but typically the bottom layer is some type of tubular pasta, such as bucatini, toppe...

What you will need

1 1/2 pounds tubular pasta

1 cup of olive oil

2 cloves of garlic, finely minced

1 1/4 cups of chopped onions

1 1/2 pounds of ground beef

2 1/2 cups of peeled, chopped plum tomatoes

1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

6 whole cloves

sea salt

Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

1 1/4 cups of grated kefalotyri cheese

1/2 cup of breadcrumbs

basic bรฉchamel sauce

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