Pastitsio IV Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni
<br>- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
<br>- 1 clove garlic, minced
<br>- 1/2 large onion, diced
<br>- 1 pound lean ground beef
<br>- 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes
<br>- ground black pepper to taste
<br>- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
<br>- 6 ounces grated Parmesan cheese, divided
<br>- 1 tablespoon butter
<br>- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 cup milk
<br>- 1 egg yolk
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 375  degrees F (190 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
<br>step 3: Heat olive oil in a skillet and cook garlic, onions and beef until meat is browned; drain fat.  Add tomatoes, pepper and oregano. Stir and cook about 5 minutes.  Sprinkle in 1/2 of the Parmesan cheese.
<br>step 4: Lightly coat a casserole or baking dish with olive oil and spread 1/2 the cooked pasta in it.  Add the meat sauce and cover with the remaining pasta.
<br>step 5: Melt butter in a saucepan and blend in flour.  Slowly add milk, stirring almost to boiling. In a bowl, blend remaining parmesan cheese and egg yolk and slowly add to the milk sauce, stirring constantly.
<br>step 6: Pour sauce over macaroni and bake for 30 minutes.  Top should be golden and a little crispy.
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Ingredients
- 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 large onion, diced
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes
- ground black pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 6 ounces grated Parmesan cheese, divided
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg yolk

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
step 3: Heat olive oil in a skillet and cook garlic, onions and beef until meat is browned; drain fat. Add tomatoes, pepper and oregano. Stir and cook about 5 minutes. Sprinkle in 1/2 of the Parmesan cheese.
step 4: Lightly coat a casserole or baking dish with olive oil and spread 1/2 the cooked pasta in it. Add the meat sauce and cover with the remaining pasta.
step 5: Melt butter in a saucepan and blend in flour. Slowly add milk, stirring almost to boiling. In a bowl, blend remaining parmesan cheese and egg yolk and slowly add to the milk sauce, stirring constantly.
step 6: Pour sauce over macaroni and bake for 30 minutes. Top should be golden and a little crispy.

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