Thursday, November 29, 2012

Moussaka Recipe

Photo: Moussaka Recipe

The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The home of Hummus Recipes & Delicious Middle Eastern Recipes) invites you to try Moussaka Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Moussaka. 

There are plenty of recipes for this classic dish, but this is definitely one that's worth a try.

Moderately easy
Serves 6
Ready in 1½ hours


1 onion , finely chopped
olive oil
1 garlic clove , crushed
750g minced lamb
1 tsp cinnamon
100ml white wine
400g tin plum tomatoes
2 tbsp chopped parsley
2 aubergines , sliced
600ml milk
bay leaf
4 black peppercorns
75g butter
75g flour
4 potatoes , peeled, cooked and sliced
2 eggs


Fry the onion in a little oil until soft, then add the garlic. After a minute, add the mince and brown, breaking up any lumps. Add the cinnamon, wine and tomatoes, simmer for 30 minutes, bubble off any excess liquid and stir in the parsley.
Meanwhile, brown the aubergines in a little oil on both sides then drain on kitchen paper. Bring the milk to a simmer with the bay leaf and peppercorns. Heat the butter in a pan, stir in the flour and gradually add the milk, stirring continually until you have a smooth sauce. Strain and season.
Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Layer the cooked meat sauce and aubergine in an ovenproof dish, top with the potatoes and season. Whisk the eggs into the white sauce and spoon over. Bake for 30-40 minutes until brown.

Nutrition Per Serving

609 kcalories, protein 33.7g, carbohydrate 28.5g, fat 40.3 g, saturated fat 17.6g, fibre 3.7g, salt 0.73 g

Recipe from olive magazine, March 2008.

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