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Egyptian Macaroni with Béchamel Sauce Recipe

Homemade Egyptian Macaroni Bechamel Recipe

Baked Mac and Béchamel Sauce Recipe

A little bit about the recipe:

The macaroni and béchamel sauce recipe is a very famous recipe among the Egyptian recipes. It is most delicious among the pasta dishes. The macaroni and béchamel sauce of this recipe would give you great taste. You could have great enjoyment with this recipe. You could also entertain your guests by this recipe.

Macaroni Recipe

Let’s see the ingredients of this recipe…

  • Firstly you need 16 ounces penne pasta.
  • You need 2 garlic clove.
  • You need 2 lbs of ground beef.
  • Fresh thyme needed 1 teaspoon.
  • You need 1 piece of onions.
  • Cinnamon needed 1 table spoon.
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley.
  • Tomato sauce needed 8 ounce.
  • You need 1-2 egg.
  • You need 1 dash of parmesan cheese for it.
  • Milk needs 8 cups.
  • Flour needed 5-6 tablespoon.
  • Butter needed 6 tablespoon.
  • Nutmeg needed ½ tablespoon.
  • You also need tasting salt, taste white paper and tasting black paper.

Our ingredients are ready now we would see the method of cooking, how we could cook the Egyptian macaroni and béchamel sauce…

First we would see the making method of macaroni…

  • Firstly you would prepare the pasta.
  • Now you would fry up the onion until it becomes soft.
  • Then you would mix garlic and would again fry it up for 2 minutes.
  • Then you would add the ground beef and fry up it.
  • Then you would drain the extra fat from it.
  • Then you would add the parsley fresh thyme and keep stirring it until it get mixed properly.
  • Then you would stir the can of tomato sauce and would boil over low heat about 10 minutes.
  • Now you would remove it from the heat and let it to be cool. When it would be cold you would stir it in the beaten egg.

Macaroni Pasta Recipe

Now we would see the cooking method of sauce béchamel…

  • For the sauce firstly you would melt the butter on a large pan over a high heat. You would put off the heat until it becomes smooth. Keep it whisking for 2 minutes.
  • You would add the milk and keep whisking it until it is mixed properly and make it sure that there are no lumps in it.
  • Then you would add Salt, black papers and white papers. You would do it according to your choice.
  • You would beat keep beating until the sauce is almost boiling.
  • Then you would beat the thyme and the nutmeg properly. You have to make it that the sauce must be thick.
  • Then you would first whisk in the beaten eggs and would remove it from the heat.

Now you would mix the macaroni and the béchamel sauce and would make an awesome dish…

  • First you have to mix the half of the mixture of béchamel sauce into the pasta.
  • Then you would pour half of the pasta into the dish.
  • Now you would make a layer of meat over the pasta.
  • Then you would add the rest pasta on the up layer.
  • Then you would pour the rest béchamel on the top layer and mix it on the whole.
  • Now you would bake it on the oven for 40-50 minutes at 400 degrees until it turns into golden brown.


There are some people do not prefer to add tomato sauce for this recipe, both ways are correct.

Now our recipe is ready and it’s time to serve. Make a nice presentation it would increase the taste. You should definitely try it. Hope you would love it.

Bechamel Sauce With Butter-n-Thyme w/ChefStevenPennington

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