Iraqi Baked Dinner

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by luvinlif2k

This moussaka recipe originated from Iraq. Submitted for World Tour 3

Top Review by JustJanS

This is quick, easy relatively cheap, and tasted OK. We were very underwhelmed with the seasoning of the dish (especially in the meat patties) and I don't know what I'd do to fix that. I'm not sad I made this, but won't be making it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice eggplants in half lengthwise then slice into 1/2-inch slices.
  2. Spread slices on waxed paper or cookie sheet.
  3. Sprinkle with salt then set aside.
  4. In a saucepan, cover potato slices with water, bring to a boil and cook for 6 minutes.
  5. Mix next 5 ingredients (beef, garlic, salt, pepper and allspice).
  6. Shape into 12 2-inch patties.
  7. Rinse eggplant.
  8. In deep 3-4 quart casserole arrange eggplant, potatotes (drained), tomatoes, meat patties, and onions alternately in rows, standing on end.
  9. Mix together remaining ingredients (tomato puree/sauce, water, salt & pepper).
  10. Pour sauce over casserole.
  11. Bake in 350F oven for 1 hour or until potatoes and eggplant are cooked through.
  12. Serve with warm, freshly baked bread.

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