Main Dishes

Venezuelan Lasagna (Pasticho)

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Pasticho is a Venezuelan version of lasagna. It is meaty, cheesy and creamy. What else could you possibly need?

For the meat sauce:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound (450g) ground beef
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 27 oz (800ml) can whole, peeled tomatoes
1 6 oz (170g) can tomato paste
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon sugar
½ cup beef stock
salt and pepper to taste

For the bechamel sauce:

½ cup (110g) butter
½ cup (65g) flour
4½ cups (1,1l) milk
salt and pepper to taste
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

For the lasagna assembly:

1 pound (450g) no boil lasagna noodles
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
10 oz Mozzarella cheese, grated
The red sauce. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or a saucepan. Add onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add beef, soy and Worcestershire sauces, and cook, stirring, until beef is...
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Nutritions

Calories
2572

Sodium
7439mg
309% DV

Fat
169g
260% DV

Protein
177g
355% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

This crispy Oven Fried Chicken recipe is coated with Ranch dressing and dredged in a flavorful blend of Corn Flakes, bread crumbs and zesty seasoning. Use chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks for an oven baked dinner that tastes like it's deep-fried! The easy oven fried chicken is delicious alongside mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or Southern-style green beans.

1 c Ranch salad dressing
1 c dry breadcrumbs
1 c Corn Flakes cereal crumbs
2 t sugar
2 t paprika
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
2 t kosher salt
1/4 c canola oil
3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces ( skin removed )
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  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Place a rack on top of a large rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil. Spray rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pour salad dressing into a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1160

Sodium
2401mg
100% DV

Fat
45g
70% DV

Protein
82g
165% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV