Greek Pastitsio
Greek Pastitsio
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 – 2 pounds ground beef, lean
    • 2 – 3 tbsp oil: vegetable or canola
    • 2 large onions, skinned and finely chopped
    • 2 – 3 garlic cloves, skinned and mashed
    • 1 cup, more or less, ground tomatoes
    • 2 -3 heaping tbsp tomato paste
    • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp ground clove
    • 2 tsp oregano
    • 1 tbsp pulverized pickling spices
    • 2 tsp beef base or chicken base powder
    • 1 bay leaf
    • water
    • 9 cups milk (1% or 2%)
    • 1 1/2 cups, flour
    • 3/4 cup sweet butter
    • 1/4 cup oil; canola or vegetable
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/4 tsp each: ground nutmeg, pepper and salt
    • 1 tbsp chicken stock powder
    • 1/2 cup Parmesan, Romano cheese, or Kefalotiri, finely grated
    • 500 – 600 gm. uncooked pasta, preferably the long tube type 1/4 inch diameter
    • water
    • 1 tsp salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1998 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 149 g 229.75%
    • Saturated Fat: 63 g 315.98%
    • Trans Fat: 5 g %
    • Cholesterol: 361 mg 120.18%
    • Sodium: 1732 mg 72.18%
    • Calcium: 909 mg 90.87%
    • Potassium: 1902 mg 54.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 50.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 82 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.94%
    • Sugar: 30 g
    • Protein: 80 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 54.2%
    • Vitamin C 15.53%
    • Vitamin D 72.12%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat26
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk2
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy3 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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