Moussaka Recipe – How To Make Moussaka

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Moussaka Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Moussaka.

Ingredients (serves 6)

3 large eggplants, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
1kg lamb mince
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp allspice
800g can tomatoes
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup chopped parsley
50g butter
2 tbs plain flour
1 1/2 cups milk
pinch of nutmeg
1 egg
1/2 cup (40g) grated cheddar


Preheat panggangan to 180°C. In batches, cook 3 large eggplants, thinly sliced, in 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil until golden.

Brown 1kg lamb mince and 1 onion, chopped. Add 1 tsp allspice, 800g can tomatoes and 1/2 cup water. Simmer for 20-30 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped parsley. Divide some eggplant among ovenproof dishes. Top with half the mince. Layer again and finish with eggplant.

Melt 50g butter. Stir in 2 tbs plain flour. Whisk in 1 1/2 cups milk. Stir over medium heat until it boils. Whisk in pinch of nutmeg and 1 egg. Pour over dishes and sprinkle 1/2 cup (40g) grated cheddar. Bake for 20-30 minutes.

Fresh Living – 2 August 2004, Page 55
Recipe by Michelle Southan 

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