Macaroni a la Bashamel (3x3 piece)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 445.4
  • Total Fat: 23.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.2 mg
  • Sodium: 648.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g

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Introduction

Delicious, Hearty Pasta with Bashamel Sauce - Not your diet choice, but a half serving on a Holiday weekend, will bring a big smile to your face :). You can compare this to a Lasagna, or other baked pasta dishes. Great for parties and holiday events! Delicious, Hearty Pasta with Bashamel Sauce - Not your diet choice, but a half serving on a Holiday weekend, will bring a big smile to your face :). You can compare this to a Lasagna, or other baked pasta dishes. Great for parties and holiday events!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    - 1 lb. Penne Pasta of your choice
    - 1 stick Butter
    - About half cup white Flour
    - 1 lb. of Ground beef
    - 1 small Onion - Finely minced
    - 1 Can Tomato Sauce (12 oz)
    - Dash salt, pepper and allspice for seasoning
    - 5 cups Milk, 2%
    - One cup Parmesan Cheese

Directions

== Makes 12 servings each 3x3 Macaroni piece ==

- Cook meat, Onions and spices in a non stick skillet or sauce pan over medium heat until meat is browned but not burnt.
- Add Tomato sauce, bring to a boil, then lower heat and cover for about 7 minutes. Set aside.
- Meanwhile Cook Pasta a la dente.
- Keep Milk and Butter at room temperature to prepare the Bashamel Sauce.

Prepare Bashamel Sauce:
- In a non-stick sauce pan, pour flour on Milk. Mix well with a wisk.
- Start heating the sauce pan on Medium, then add the softened Butter.
- Add half the Parmesan cheese and a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Continue constant wisking until Sauce thickens.

Put it all together:
- Mix half the Bashamel Sauce on the Pasta
- In a Large 13 X 9 Ovenproof pan, Layer half the Pasta, add the Ground Beef, and sprinkle the remainder of the Parmesan Cheese.
- Add the rest of the Pasta, and cover with the remainder of the Bashamel Sauce. Pasta should be completely covered.

- Bake in the middle rack on 375, until the Bashamel Top is Golden brown (20-30 minutes).
- Cut into 12 (3x3 inch) pieces, and Enjoy!

Note:
- You can prepare this recipe in advance, keep it frozen in the Ovenproof Pan, thaw and bake before use.
- Leftover can be heated in Microwave or preferably a Toaster oven.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHERITOFF.

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