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Beef Pasticcio


Beef pasticcio

Beef Pasticcio is easy to make, healthy yet delicious recipe to tickle your tastebuds for a delectable treat. Organic beef perked up with vegetables and low fat feta cheese, will surely take you to a scrumptious ride!

Ingredients

  •     300g (3 cups) macaroni
  •     olive oil spray
  •     1 onion, finely chopped
  •     1 carrot, finely chopped
  •     1 courgette, finely chopped
  •     1 small red capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  •     350g lean beef mince
  •     400g can tomato pasta sauce
  •     250ml (1 cup) low-fat plain yoghurt
  •     1 egg
  •     40g crumbled feta

Method:

Step 1 Preheat oven to 180ºC. Cook pasta following packet directions. Drain well.

Step 2 Meanwhile, heat a large pan over a medium heat. Spray with oil. Add onion, carrot, courgette and capsicum. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 6-7 minutes, or until soft. Add mince. Cook, breaking mince up with a wooden spoon, for 5-6 minutes, or until browned. Add pasta sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 3 Add mince mixture to drained pasta and stir until well combined. With the back of a spoon, press pasta firmly into a 24cm-round spring form tin sprayed with oil.

Step 4 In a small bowl place yoghurt, egg and feta and
whisk until well combined. Pour yoghurt mixture evenly over pasta to cover. Place in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until top is golden. Remove and cool for 10 minutes. Remove from tin and cut in wedges.