Pastitsio-the Healthy WayIngredients:1/2 lb. lean ground beef2 medium onions, chopped10 oz. fozen chopped spinach, thawed and squezzed dry1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes1/4 tsp. nutmeg1/4 tsp. cinnamonfreshly gorund pepper to taste1 1/2 cups cooked whole wheat ziti1 (12 oz) can evaporated fat-free milk2 large eggs2 egg whites1/3 cup crumbled feta cheeseMakes 6 ServingsPreheat the oven to 350 F; spray a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick spray.Heat a large nonstock skillet sprayed with non-stock spray. Saute the beef and onions, breaking aprt the beef with a wooden spoon, until the beef is cooked through and the onions are soft, 5-8 minutes. Stir in the spinach, tomatoes, nutmeg, cinnamon and pepper; heat through. Sitr in the ziti; transfer to the baking dish.In a medium saucepan, heat the milk to just below a boil. Whisk in the eggs and egg whites until frothy. Pour over the beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese and more of the pepper. Bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes.
WW Points Value: 5
Note: This recipe appears in the WW New Complete Cookbook. I've cooked this before and it's really comforting and delicious. Pastitsio is commonly known as Greek lasagna. This comfort food is so good you'll forget it's healthy for you.