Author: Canadian Living

An everyday favourite for kids. this recipe has a grown up kick to it...with a whole departure on our everyday flavours, a twist of the Middle East makes it one that everyone will enjoy

  • Portion size 5 servings
  • Credits : andrafawcett

Ingredients

  • 375 g penne pasta
  • 2 large onions chopped
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • 3 eggs (optional)
  • 3/4 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato soup
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

Method

Boil the Penne as normal, rinse, drain & set aside. Saute the onion in clarified butter (ghee) & add the ground lamb until brown all over ( approx 10 minutes). Combine all the spices above and add to the meat & onion mixture. Add the vinegar, tomato soup & water. Cover and simmer gently until meat is tender. Spread 1/2 Penne over bottom of casserole dish, then cover with lamb mixture & again with the penne pasta. Beat the eggs & pour over top of pasta, allowing it to seep through entire mixture. Cover with grated cheese and Bake at 400F for 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!!!!
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