Moussaka Stir-Fry

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by CookKelly

Not as difficult as it may sound, this dish has it all: meat, vegetables and dairy. A tasty main dish that's good and good for you!

Top Review by Transplanted Englis

Very tasty. I had to change the instructions a bit - using slices of Eggplant didn't work, so I ended up cutting them into quarters. I didn't have tomato paste, but a tomato so I ended up adding that to the Eggplant, with raw onion and gradually adding everything else back in. I sub'd yogurt for sour cream, but it turned out very tasty. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix in bowl the ground lamb or beef, garlic powder, oregano, and pepper.
  2. In separate bowl, stir until blended the broth, tomato paste and sour cream.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Place Dutch oven over high heat 3 minutes until very hot.
  5. Add 1 Tbsp.
  6. olive oil.
  7. Coat bottom.
  8. Add meat mixture and stir-fry, breaking up meat until no longer pink, about 1 minute.
  9. Spoon meat mixture and juices into a large bowl.
  10. Heat 2 more Tbsp.
  11. olive oil in the Dutch oven.
  12. Add eggplant and stir-fry 2-3 minutes until slightly softened.
  13. Add bell pepper.
  14. Stir-fry 1 minute until pepper is crisp-tender and eggplant is crisp-tender.
  15. Add to bowl with meat mixture.
  16. Add frozen onion and green peas to Dutch oven.
  17. Stir-fry 1 minute until thawed.
  18. Add broth mixture.
  19. Bring to a boil and boil 30 seconds until mixture thickens.
  20. Return meat and vegetables to pot.
  21. Add the cheese and stir 1 minute until mixture is evenly coated with sauce.
  22. Serve immediately.

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