• prep: 50 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This is the ultimate Greek comfort food, a hearty casserole of cinnamon-spiked ground lamb baked with penne and a Parmesan cheese sauce.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 pound penne, cooked and drained
    • 2 pounds ground lamb
    • 2 medium onions, diced
    • 1/2 cup red wine
    • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 6 tablespoons butter
    • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
    • 3 cups milk
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, (optional)
    • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 623 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 62.18%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 95.67%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 117 mg 38.99%
    • Sodium: 391 mg 16.3%
    • Calcium: 157 mg 15.71%
    • Potassium: 623 mg 17.8%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.87%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 15.31%
    • Vitamin C 7.76%
    • Vitamin D 12.36%
    • * 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 - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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