Greek Pasta Torte

(2)
0 reviews.
  • 55 min prep time
  • 1 hr 35 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 8 servings

Ingredients

12
oz. (4 cups) uncooked ziti (long tubular pasta)
1
lb. lean ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
3
cups milk
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
eggs
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

Directions

  1. 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish and 16x12-inch sheet of foil with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. 2 Cook ziti in Dutch oven or large saucepan as directed on package. Drain in colander. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in pasta sauce and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  4. 4 Heat oven to 350°F. In same Dutch oven, combine 1 cup of the milk, flour, salt and pepper; mix with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in remaining 2 cups milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and is slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  5. 5 Beat eggs in medium bowl with wire whisk. Gradually add half of hot milk mixture, stirring constantly. Stir egg mixture back into mixture in dutch oven. Add cheese; mix well. Add cooked ziti; toss gently to coat evenly.
  6. 6 Place half of ziti mixture in sprayed baking dish. Spoon beef mixture evenly over ziti mixture. Top with remaining ziti mixture. Cover tightly with sprayed foil.
  7. 7 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until edges are bubbly. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix bread crumbs and butter.
  8. 8 Remove foil; sprinkle bread crumb mixture over top. Bake uncovered an additional 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

Notes









Tips

Nutrition Information

Recipe Step Photos

© 2015 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved