Moussaka

Moussaka

This juicy dish of mince meat and vegetables satisfies in volume without being heavy in carbohydrates.

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Cooking Time40 minutes151kcalDifficulty:Medium

Ingredients

  • 2Long sliced zucchini
  • 2Long sliced eggplants
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 tbspVegetable oil [olive or corn]
  • 1Chopped onion
  • 2Chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tspCinnamon
  • 1 tspSugar
  • 0.5 tspCloves
  • 1 lbGround meat
  • 1 cupTomato sauce
  • 1 bunchParsley
  • 1 bunch Basil
  • 1.5 cups Bechamel sauce
  • 2Egg yolks
  • 3 ozGrated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 bunchRosemary

Steps

STEP 1

Cook zucchini and eggplant slices in a frying pan with 4 tbsp olive oil until just golden. Keep aside. 

STEP 2

In a big frying pan cook onion and garlic for 4 to 5 mins until tender.

STEP 3

Add cinnamon, sugar, ground cloves, and ground meat. Stir and cook until the meat is almost brown. 

STEP 4

Assemble the moussaka in an oven proof dish approx. 20 x 25 cm alternating in layers the zucchini, eggplant, tomato sauce, ground meat and bechamel sauce mixed with the egg yolks. 

STEP 5

Finish with bechamel sauce, sprinkle with cheese and cook in the oven at medium high temperature for 15 to 20 mins until golden. 

STEP 6

Garnish with rosemary.