Pastitsio literally means anything from 'pasta' to 'mess'. Maybe it has something to do with how it used to look in days past but the site of Pastitsio now is quite enticing, with the aroma second to none.
There are many ways of preparing this Greek dish, and some of them are complicated, requiring the preparation of either Mornay or Bechamel sauce, along with many other herbs and/or seasonings. Here is a simplified version of Pastitsio with the same great flavor without the added steps.
I have always said that if I were to choose one vegetable that goes perfectly with lamb, it would be green beans. Both the first and second Yankee Chefs agreed and always, when able, prepared lamb with green beans.
For 4 people