Pasta and Ground Lamb Casserole (Pastitsio)
Pastitsio, a classic Greek dish combining layers of meaty tomato sauce, pasta, béchamel, and cheese, is comfort food at its finest. This appealing casserole is a nice change from the usual Italian baked pasta dishes.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
When developing our pastitsio recipe, we began with the lamb and tomato sauce, browning the lamb and then draining the rendered fat to keep the casserole from becoming too greasy. A combination of crushed tomatoes and tomato paste yielded t...