Mama's Moussaka

Recipe by Mercy
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Salt the slices of eggplant, let them stand in a colander for 15 minutes and then pat dry.
  • Fry the eggplant slices in the olive oil, turning once, browning on both sides.
  • Drain the slices on paper towels.
  • Saute the onion until soft.
  • Add the meat and brown.
  • Add the tomatoes, herbs, and seasonings and then simmer for 25 minutes.
  • For the sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in flour.
  • Add the milk, gradually, while stirring and remove from heat once it is thickened.
  • Add the sauce seasonings, Cheddar cheese and then beat in the two eggs.
  • Arrange half the eggplant slices in the bottom of a greased 9"x13” baking dish, then top with a layer of half the potatoes.
  • Top with all of the meat mixture, then layer the remaining eggplant followed by the rest of the potatoes.
  • Pour the white sauce over all and bake at 350°F for 50 minutes or until the top is crusty brown.
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