CDKitchen.com - It's what's cooking online!
home > recipes > meals / dishes > dinner meals > meat and poultry dishes > lamb dishes > moussaka

Moussaka

recipe at a glance
question or comment
1 comment


recipe is ready in 1-2 hrs time: 1-2 hrs

serves/makes:   6

  

recipe id: 55623

Be the first to upload an photo of Moussaka


recipe tools

Printprint
Emailemail
Savesave
Photoadd photo
Reviewadd review
rate it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest

ingredients

2 large eggplants
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
1 1/2 pound lamb or beef -- ground
2 onions -- grated
2/3 cup water
2 tablespoons red wine
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon dried oregano
salt and pepper, to taste
1 pinches ground nutmeg
2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
5 medium tomatoes
1 cup kasseri cheese -- grated
***White Sauce***
1/4 cup butter
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup milk
salt and white pepper

directions

Peel eggplants; cut in thick slices. Sprinkle both sides of eggplant slices with salt; let stand 1 hour.

Rinse slices; pat dry with paper towels. Heat oil in large skillet; add sliced eggplant and cook until nearly tender. Melt shortening in a large saucepan. Add lamb and onions; cook until lamb is done. Add wine, water, sugar, nutmeg, oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes, then stir in bread crumbs.

Cut tomatoes in thick slices. Butter a large baking dish. In buttered dish, alternate layers of cooked eggplant, cheese and cooked lamb mixture. Arrange sliced tomatoes over final layer of lamb. Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare white sauce. Pour over layered mixture in baking pan. Bake 1 hour.

WHITE SAUCE: Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in flour; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk; continue stirring until slightly thickened. In a small bowl, beat together eggs, salt and white pepper. Stir in about 1/4 cup hot milk mixture. Stir egg mixture into remaining milk mixture. Stirring constantly, cook until slightly thickened.


nutrition

896 calories, 66 grams fat, 42 grams carbohydrates, 37 grams protein per serving.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

get our recipe newsletter:

shared by: tranch



ratings & reviews



number of 5 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 4 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 3 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 2 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of 1 star votes on this recipe
00%
number of unrated comments on this recipe1



Guest at CDKitchen.com
Aug 24, 2007

Guest Foodie
question or comment
How many eggs?



Moussaka and more recipes
Advertisement
follow cdkitchen:   subscribe via rss find us on facebook find us on google plus find us on twitter find us on pinterest