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Pastichio Recipe

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3T butter
1/3c flour
1/2qt hot milk
1t salt
1 1/2 eggs - lightly beaten
2T butter
1lb ground chuck
dash cinnamon
1/2lb macaroni (cooked & drained)
shredded cheddar cheese
salt & pepper
1 onion (chopped)
1/4c water
1T tomato paste
1 1/2 eggs (beaten)

Preheat oven 350.
CREAM SAUCE: Melt butter, add flour, stirring until golden.
Gradually add hot milk.
Cook until thickened.
Add salt & let cool. Add eggs.
MEAT: Saute onions in butter until golden.
Add meat stirring until brown.
Drain grease off.
Add cinnamon, salt, pepper,water & tomato paste.
Cook 5 minutes.
Cook macaroni, drain & rinse.
When lukewarm add eggs & 1T salt.
Put 1/2 mixture in a buttered dish & sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Add meat mixture & sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Bake 10 minutes & top with cheese sauce sprinkled with shredded cheese. Bake 30 minutes more.

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This was your Nana's recipe.




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