Greek pasta casserole with minced meat and cheese

10 persons | 85 minutes

A super delicious pasta casserole is created from deliciously layered components. The minced meat sauce with tomatoes and spices is wonderfully complemented with macaroni noodles and a fine bechamel sauce. The cheese combines the ingredients in the oven into an irresistibly delicious casserole.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Greek pasta casserole with minced meat and cheese
Greek pasta casserole with minced meat and cheese

10 persons | 85 minutes

A super delicious pasta casserole is created from deliciously layered components. The minced meat sauce with tomatoes and spices is wonderfully complemented with macaroni noodles and a fine bechamel sauce. The cheese combines the ingredients in the oven into an irresistibly delicious casserole.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

  • 1 kg macaroni
  • 1 kg minced meat
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • olive oil, to taste
  • 1 l milk
  • 100 g margarine
  • 300 g flour
  • 100 g cheese, grated
  • 1 cup of red wine
  • 3 eggs
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • bay leaf, to taste
  • paprika powder, to taste
  • nutmeg, to taste

Instructions

  1. Fry the minced meat in hot olive oil with the chopped onions.
  2. Approx. deglaze with wine after 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato paste and 400 g water.
  4. Season with salt, pepper and paprika powder and add a bay leaf.
  5. Mix everything well and stew for about 30 minutes at low heat.
  6. The Half cook the macaroni in a large saucepan of boiling salted water and drain in a colander.
  7. Place half of it in a casserole dish and sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Distribute the minced meat mixture evenly over it.
  9. Layer the remaining pasta on top.
  10. For the Melt the margarine sauce in a small saucepan.
  11. Add the milk, flour and nutmeg.
  12. Season with salt and pepper and bring to the boil.
  13. Remove from the heat and stir in the beaten eggs vigorously.
  14. Be careful not to add the bechamel sauce cook more.
  15. Now spread the bechamel sauce over the casserole and smooth it out.
  16. Sprinkle grated cheese on the casserole.
  17. Bake the pasta casserole in a preheated oven at 200° C for approx. 30 minutes until it has a nice golden brown colour got.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pan
  • pot
  • sieve
  • casserole dish
  • beater
  • whisk