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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 291.4
  • Total Fat: 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.3 mg
  • Sodium: 349.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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A Greek favorite made a little better for you A Greek favorite made a little better for you
Number of Servings: 6


    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat macaroni
    1/2 cup egg substitute
    1/4 t. ground nutmeg
    12 ounces ground lamb, beef, or turkey
    1/2 cup chopped onions
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 can (8oz) tomato sauce
    3/4 t dried mint leaves
    1/2 t. oregano
    1/2 t pepper
    1/8 t ground cinnamon
    2 t reduced fat margarine
    3 T all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 cups skim milk
    2 T grated parmesan cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain and transfer to medium bowl, stir in egg substitute and nutmeg.

Lightly coat bottom of 9-inch square baking pan with Pam. Spread pasta mixture in dish; set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook lamb in skillet over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain any fat that's in the pan. Stir in tomato sauce, mint, oregano, pepper, and cinnamon. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes; spread over pasta.

Melt margarine in small nonstick saucepan. Add flour. Cook, stirring constantly 1 minute. Whisk in milk. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened, about 6 minutes; spread over meat mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 30 - 40 minutes or until set.

Serves 6

(Nutrition values calculated using lamb.)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BONMARCHE.

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  • I just read an article in The Flint Journal about a dish named pastistio. Since I've not heard of this before, I searched the dish and was pleased to find a recipe on SparkPeople! I'll give it a try using turkey and omitting the mint. - 6/11/11

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