One-Skillet Pastitsio Recipe

One-Skillet Pastitsio is a delicious Greek comfort food made with layers of pasta, ground beef, and a creamy b茅chamel sauce. This easy one-skillet version simplifies the traditional recipe without sacrificing any of the flavors. The pasta is cooked in the same skillet as the meat sauce, which is seasoned with aromatic spices and tomato sauce. The dish is then topped with a creamy b茅chamel sauce and baked until golden and bubbly. Serve this hearty and comforting dish with a side salad for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for One-Skillet Pastitsio Recipe

  • 0.17 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 pound Ground Beef
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.08 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/25 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 0.17 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1.33 ounce Penne Pasta
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: One-skillet Pastitsio Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375掳F (190掳C).
  • STEP 2.In a large oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it up with a spoon.
  • STEP 3.Add the onion, garlic, and spices to the skillet. Cook until the onion is softened and the spices are fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Stir in the tomato sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 6.In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour to make a roux.
  • STEP 7.Gradually whisk in the milk, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  • STEP 8.Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the cooked pasta. Spread the b茅chamel sauce evenly over the top.
  • STEP 9.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Allow the pastitsio to cool for a few minutes before serving. Serve with a side salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • Feel free to add grated cheese on top of the b茅chamel sauce before baking for an extra cheesy crust.
  • You can substitute ground lamb or a mixture of lamb and beef for a different flavor.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve with a side salad or crusty bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
371
calories per serving
17 g Fat19 g Protein52 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    52g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    52g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    211mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    404mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    83mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    275mg
  • Selenium
    12mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp