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.