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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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based on 9 ratings

Pastitsio is a Greek dish with layers of minced meat and pasta topped with bechamel sauce and cheese which is then baked in the oven. This recipe is easy to make and would make a nice change from the usual pasta bake recipe.

recipe updated Sep 3, 2021


  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    300 g (about 2 ¼)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    150 g (about 1)
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    2 sprigs
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    2 sprigs
  • Black olives icon
    Black olives
    125 g (about 12 ½)
  • Ground lamb icon
    Ground lamb
    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tablespoons (about 30 ml)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Fresh oregano icon
    Fresh oregano
    1 tablespoon (about 6 g)
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    1 (about 1 g)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    2 tablespoons (about 33 g)
  • Canned chopped tomatoes icon
    Canned chopped tomatoes
    200 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Pasta icon
    300 g (about 3 ½ cups)
  • Béchamel sauce icon
    Béchamel sauce
    500 g (about 2 cups)
  • Mozzarella cheese icon
    Mozzarella cheese
    150 g (about 1 ¼)
  • Feta cheese icon
    Feta cheese
    200 g (about ¾ cup)


  • kCook icon Oven
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Baking dish - 2 quart
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  4. Add olive oil to the kCook bowl
  5. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  6. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  7. Heat with filler cap removed - 140°C, speed 3
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  9. Slice red onion and red bell pepper into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  10. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  11. Add garlic clove, fresh rosemary, fresh oregano and fresh thyme to the kCook bowl
  12. Season
  13. Cook with filler cap removed - 5 min, 140°C, speed 3
  14. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  15. Add black olives to the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  16. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  17. Add ground lamb, bay leaves, tomato paste and canned chopped tomatoes to the kCook bowl
  18. Cook with filler cap removed - 15 min, 98°C, speed 4
  19. Season to taste
  20. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  21. Add pasta to a clean baking dish
  22. Transfer half of content of kCook bowl to baking dish
  23. Layer with pasta
  24. Transfer the rest of content of kCook bowl to baking dish
  25. Pour béchamel sauce into the baking dish
  26. Top with mozzarella cheese and feta cheese
  27. Season
  28. Bake until golden brown - 25 min, 190°C
  29. Serve
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