Moussaka

Added by del
Tagseggplant greek lamb main
Views294
Prep time40 minutes
Cooking time20-45 minutes
Serves4-6 people

Ingredients

2 large eggplants
500 g beef or lamb mince
1 can of diced tomatoes
1 brown onion
3 garlic cloves
fresh parsley
1/2 tsp ground all spice
1 quantity of bechamel sauce
1/2 cup grated cheese
pepper

Equipment

Method

  1. preheat oven to 180C
  2. slice eggplant lengthways into 6mm wide slices and set aside
  3. dice onion and garlic and fry in large heavy based frypan
  4. when onion starting to go transparent add mince
  5. when mince is no longer pink add tomato and spices
  6. stir and cover, simmer for 20 minutes
  7. make beachamel sauce - see reecipe
  8. grease oven dish with oil
  9. layer eggplant and mince in the dish, start and end with eggplant
  10. cover in generous amout of beachamel sauce
  11. top with grated cheese and pepper
  12. bake 20-45 minutes until cheese is melty and starting to brown
  13. serve hot with greek salad

Notes

everything is precooked so it only needs to be in the oven until the top is the desired crunchiness

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