Mousaka

Recipe by David04
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the eggplant slices on a coated baking sheet.
  • Broil the eggplant until lightly browned, about 5 minutes on each side.
  • Heat the milk, just as small bubbles start to form, in a saucepan with onion slice and bay leaf. Remove from heat and discard the onion and bay leaf.
  • Sauté chopped onion.
  • Add ground beef, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, pumpkin pie spice, red pepper, and pepper to the onions. Continue cooking over medium heat for 8 minutes.
  • Drain meat on paper towels and wipe out skillet.
  • Return the meat to the skillet and mix in the tomatoes.
  • Cook for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Melt the margarine in a saucepan and stir in the flour, whisking constantly for 1 minute. Stir in the milk and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cooking for 5 minutes stirring constantly.
  • Place half of the eggplant across the bottom of a coated 13 x 9 baking dish, then half of the meat mixture.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Pour the milk sauce over top and spread on the grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake dish for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
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