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recipe for finnish macaroni casserole, makaronilaatikko

Finnish macaroni casserole recipe, suomen makaronilaatikko. Baked macaroni with meat, onion, and cheese.

Serves four:

5 dl (2 cups) cooked Macaroni
2 dl (0.8 cups) grated Cheese (preferably cheddar)
750 grams (1.6 pounds) Minced Meat
1 Onion
5 dl (2 cups) Milk
1/4 tsp Nutmeg

3 Eggs

Salt and Pepper
Oil for frying

1. Finely chop the onion, then fry, together with the minced meat in oil until meat changes color.

2. Oil an ovenproof tray, then add the cooked macaroni, onion and minced meat. Set your oven to 225 celsius or 437 fahrenheit.

3. Whisk together milk and eggs, add the nutmeg and half of the cheese. Pour the mixture over
the macaroni tray and finnish with the rest of the grated cheese.

4. Bake in the oven about 40 minutes, or until cheese is golden. Serve with ketchup.