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    Baz's Moussaka

    Baz's Moussaka. Photo by Baz

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 45 mins

    1 hr

    45 mins

    Baz's Note:

    Similar to other recipes but including red wine and olives in the meat sauce.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Meat sauce

    Vegetables

    Breadcrumb and cheese mix

    Bechamel Sauce

    • 70 g butter
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 2 cups hot milk
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/2 cup grated kefalograviera cheese (or 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, if unavailable)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Turn the oven on to 180°C . In large fry pan or wok heat the olive oil over medium heat and gently saute the onion and garlic for 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Add the ground beef and cook until lightly brown, breaking up the lumps as you go.
    3. 3
      Add tinned tomatoes, red wine, olives, oregano, basil, cinnamon and salt (if using). Stir, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. (If it is too runny at the end, remove lid and reduce til desired consistency.).
    4. 4
      While sauce simmers, oil the bottom of 30cm x 20cm lasagna dish and line with overlapping potato slices. Spray potatoes with olive oil and put into preheated oven for 25 minutes.
    5. 5
      Peel some strips off the eggplant long-wise with a vegetable peeler and cut across into 1/4 inch slices.
    6. 6
      Put the eggplant slices on a tray and spray with olive oil. Cook under the grill until brown. Turn and repeat.
    7. 7
      While the eggplant is cooking, melt the butter in a small non-stick saucepan over low heat. Mix in the flour and stir quickly and cook until smooth (about 3 minutes). Remove from heat.
    8. 8
      Add hot milk to the saucepan, stirring quickly and return it to the heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove dish with potatoes from the oven when cooked and put a layer of eggplant slices over the potatoes, using half the eggplant slices. Sprinkle with some of the breadcrumb/cheese mix (about 1/4 of it).
    10. 10
      Spread half the meat sauce over, followed by the rest of the eggplant slices. Sprinkle with some more of the breadcrumb/cheese mix (another 1/4 of it).
    11. 11
      Spread the rest of the meat sauce over,followed by the rest of the breadcrumb/cheese mix.
    12. 12
      Add the egg mixture and kefalograviera cheese to the Bechamel sauce mixture and whisk until smooth & fluffy. Top the moussaka with the Bechamel sauce.
    13. 13
      Bake in the oven at 180C for 45 minutes or until golden brown on top.

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    Nutritional Facts for Baz's Moussaka

    Serving Size: 1 (630 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 701.9
     
    Calories from Fat 371
    52%
    Total Fat 41.3 g
    63%
    Saturated Fat 18.3 g
    91%
    Cholesterol 178.1 mg
    59%
    Sodium 582.8 mg
    24%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.5 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 9.8 g
    39%
    Sugars 8.9 g
    35%
    Protein 39.1 g
    78%

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    kefalograviera cheese

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