Pastitsio V2

Pastitsio V2

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Pastitsio V2
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1 kilo (2 lbs 4 oz) macaroni No 3
Half kilo (1 lb 2 oz) minced meat
2 medium-sized onions, finely diced
2-3 ripe tomatoes, finely diced
2 teacups olive oil
1 bay leaf
Pinch of basil
150 grams (5 oz) kefalotyri or Parmesan cheese, grated

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Cooking Directions: 

- Saute the onions in a teacup of oil, until they turn golden.
-  Add the minced meat and saute it with the onions stirring constantly, until all the lumps of the meat are dissolved. 
- Add the tomatoes, salt and pep¬per, the hay leaf, the basil and some water. 
- Let everything cook over a medium fire for about 30 minutes.
- Half cook the macaroni in plenty of salted water, cool them down and drain. 
- In a frying pan, heat the sec¬ond cup of oil and pour it over the macaroni. 
- In the meantime, prepare the bechamel sauce as follows: 
Lay out a layer of macaroni in a pyrex dish or pan, sprinkle it with cheese and cover with the minced meat mix, you

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