Mighty Good Moussaka

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Cook Time
1h 20m
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"There are so many great Mousakka recipes out there but this one from the"Complete Galic Lovers Cookbook" is my favorite. There are some minor changes by me to the original recipe"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (509.5 g)
  • Calories 437.6
  • Total Fat - 24.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 75.9 mg
  • Sodium - 453.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10 g
  • Sugars - 16 g
  • Protein - 29.5 g
  • Calcium - 143.8 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 21.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Lighly oil a skillet quickly brown the eggplant slices on both sides

Step 2

Arrange half of the browned eggplant slices in a 9X12X2 oven proof pan

Step 3

Add remaining oil to the skillet saute the onions, garlic and mushrooms for approximately 5 minutes or until the onion are translucent and the mushrooms are browned.

Step 4

Add meat to the skillet and break up any lumps, mix well with the onion and mushrooms cook for about 5 minutes

Step 5

Meanwhile in a saucepan heat the tomato paste, chopped tomato, bay leaf, beau monde, honey, oregano, banana pepper and pepper. Simmer gently for 10 minutes

Step 6

Pour all of the meat mixture over the eggplant slices, top with cinnamon, allspice, cottage cheese. Cover with remaining eggplant slices, then pour on the tomato sauce and wine

Step 7

Bake uncovered for 30 minutes in a 350F oven, Sprinkle with the cheese bake for a further 30 minutes

Step 8

Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve


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