Moussaka

How about a traditional, hearty, and yummy moussaka? Try this insanely good recipe. Flavor the ground beef with cinnamon and clove. Then place it on a bed of delicious veggies. Top everything with a Parmesan sauce and bake them to perfection.
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How about a traditional, hearty, and yummy moussaka? Try this insanely good recipe. Flavor the ground beef with cinnamon and clove. Then place it on a bed of delicious veggies. Top everything with a Parmesan sauce and bake them to perfection.

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Ingredients

For the veggie mixture:
1 zucchini, sliced
1 eggplant, sliced
2 medium potatoes, sliced
1 red onion, sliced
salt
pepper
vegetable oil
1 fresh thyme sprig, chopped
For the ground beef:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, diced
1 small red onion, chopped
1 pound ground beef
salt
pepper
1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1 cup canned tomatoes
½ cup tomato sauce
For the white sauce:
2 ounces of butter
cup flour
1 cup milk
1 cup parmesan, grated
2 yolks

Ingredients

  • For the veggie mixture:

  • For the ground beef:

  • For the white sauce:

Steps

1
Done

For the veggie mixture: Add the zucchini, eggplant, potatoes, and red onion to a parchment paper-lined baking tray. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with vegetable oil, sprinkle the thyme, and roast for 20 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

2
Done

For the ground beef: Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over low heat, then add the garlic and onion. Cook and stir until tender,

3
Done

Turn the heat to medium-low. Add the ground beef, give it a good stir, and cook it until browned. Season with salt and pepper, add the cloves, cinnamon, canned tomatoes, and tomato sauce. Cook and stir for 1 minute, then set aside.

4
Done

For the For the white sauce: Melt the butter in a skillet over low heat, then add the flour.

5
Done

Start adding the milk at intervals while continuously stirring. Stir until you have a smooth mixture.

6
Done

Add the parmesan and yolks and continue to stir until smooth.

7
Done

Cooking the final dish: Add the parmesan mixture to the cooked ground beef skillet and mix.

8
Done

Add the vegetable oil to a 10 x 5 x 2 inch (24 x 13 x 5 cm) baking dish and spread it using a kitchen brush.

9
Done

Add the cooked vegetables, then evenly layer the cooked ground beef. Top with the Parmesan sauce and spread it evenly. Bake for 30 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C. Optionally, you can serve it with some sour cream.

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Nutritional Chart

589 kcal
Calories
33 g
Protein
29 g
Fat
50 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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