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#1 of 2 Old 05-22-2008, 11:32 AM - Thead Starter
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1# ground lamb
1 white onion, peeled and diced
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 bunch fresh oregano, chopped
2 T tomato paste
1 bay leaf

1/4 c butter
1/4 c flour
2 c half and half
salt & pepper
1 t nutmeg

1# cooked macaroni, drained

in 2 T olive oil, saute the onion and garlic. add the lamb, herbs and tomato paste. cook through.

in a sauce pan, melt the butter. add the flour, and make a white roux. add the half and half. cook until thick. add the nutmeg. remove from heat. season to taste with salt and pepper.

add 1/4 c of the bechamel to the meat.

mix the meat with the macaroni and pour into a casserole. pour the bechamel over the macaroni, and bake in a 350o oven for 45 minutes.
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Funny, I am greek and we use ground hamburg not lamb. But this sounds good as well.
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