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Mousaka recipe

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Traditional Greek Moussaka

14 · Moussaka is maybe the most famous Greek food and the only thing I can say is that it is worth its famous name! It is a really really really tasty food!

19 ingredients

Meat
  • 500 g Ground beef
Produce
  • 1 5 kg big potatoes, big
  • 2 Eggplants, big
  • 1/2 clove Garlic
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Parsley, fresh
  • 2 Tomatoes, ripe
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
Baking & Spices
  • 135 g All purpose flour
  • 2 Allspice berries
  • 1/2 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 pinch Nutmeg
  • 1 Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt and pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2/3 cup Olive oil
Drinks
  • 1/3 cup Slightly concentrated tomato juice
Dairy
  • 1 1/2 cup Kefalotyri cheese, grated
  • 1 liter Whole milk
Traditional Greek Moussaka - Layers of eggplant with beef in tomato sauce and topped with Béchamel Sauce. Authentic, classic Greek food!

164 · 70 minutes · Recipe video above. A traditional recipe for an iconic Greek dish from a wonderful cookbook called The Food And Cooking Of Greece by Sara Nassopoulos. Layers of soft eggplant, rich beef or lamb filling lightly spiced with oregano and cinnamon, topped with a thick layer of bechamel sauce. It looks like a lot of steps but the recipe has a nice flow to it - I've popped prompts in the steps. 🙂

25 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/3 lb Ground beef or lamb
Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 kg Eggplant
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Onion, yellow white brown
  • 2 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 14 oz Tomatoes
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
Canned Goods
  • 1 Beef bouillon cube
  • 1 cup Beef broth/stock
  • 3 tbsp Tomato paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 5 tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs
Dairy
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1/2 cup Red wine
Other
  • 1 1/4 tsp Vegeta, vegetable or chicken stock powder ((or salt) (note 4))
I love Moussaka with it's delicious flavour combinations of meaty lamb, aubergine and saucy topping, it is one of my favourite comfort foods.

I love moussaka and its delicious flavour combination of meaty lamb, aubergine and saucy topping. It is one of my favourite comfort foods.

An all time classic, appears on nearly every Greek taverna menu and certainly in every home. Eggplant is now in season, it's Moussaka time.

An all time classic, appears on nearly every Greek taverna menu and certainly in every home. Eggplant is now in season, it's Moussaka time.

Greek Moussaka Story • Unicorns in the Kitchen

Learn how to make the best Greek moussaka. Layers of eggplant and potatoes with a delicious meat sauce and topped with bechamel is just perfect.

Moussaka With Juicy Ground Beef Sauce, Fried Potatoes And Aubergines, And Bechamel Cream

46 · 60 minutes · Moussaka is a layered one of a kind baked dish full of flavor. Saucy, creamy with deep-fried potatoes and eggplants. A must try!

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 3 Eggplants (800 grams / 1lb + 12 oz), medium-sized
  • 7 Potatoes (1200 grams, medium-sized
Refrigerated
  • 5 Eggs, medium-sized
Baking & Spices
  • 115 g Flour
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg, ground
  • 1 Salt & ground pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Frying oil
  • 135 ml Sunflower oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 2 tbsp Breadcrumbs, powdered
Dairy
  • 150 g Greek kefalotyri cheese or romano cheese or gruyere cheese, grated
  • 1 Litre fresh milk
Easy Moussaka Recipe

“If you are careful,’ Garp wrote, ‘if you use good ingredients, and you don’t take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes it is the only worthwhil…

Slice of Moussaka on a plate, ready to be eaten

164 · 70 minutes · Recipe video above. A traditional recipe for an iconic Greek dish from a wonderful cookbook called The Food And Cooking Of Greece by Sara Nassopoulos. Layers of soft eggplant, rich beef or lamb filling lightly spiced with oregano and cinnamon, topped with a thick layer of bechamel sauce. It looks like a lot of steps but the recipe has a nice flow to it - I've popped prompts in the steps. 🙂

25 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/3 lb Ground beef or lamb
Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 kg Eggplant
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Onion, yellow white brown
  • 2 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 14 oz Tomatoes
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
Canned Goods
  • 1 Beef bouillon cube
  • 1 cup Beef broth/stock
  • 3 tbsp Tomato paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 5 tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs
Dairy
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1/2 cup Red wine
Other
  • 1 1/4 tsp Vegeta, vegetable or chicken stock powder ((or salt) (note 4))