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Moussaka Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy McManus

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 lb ground chuck
1/2 grate whole nutmeg
2 chopped tomatoes
1 chopped onion
1/2 c olive oil
2 med, sliced egg plants
8 sm sliced zucchini * may need oil
1/2 grated parmesan cheese
--flour
--butter
--milk

Directions:
Directions:
Cook ground chuck + 3 Tsp water until meat is crumbly

Add grated nutmeg, chopped onion & tomatoes-Set aside

In a large pan with 1/2 c olive oil: brown sliced eggplant & zucchini * may need more oil

In a large casserole or dutch oven: layer eggplant & zucchini, grated parmesan cheese, meat & parmesan cheese

In a pan melt butter over low heat & slowly add milk & flour to make 3 c white sauce

Pour 3 c white sauce over top & sprinkle more cheese on top

bake at 350 F for 1 hr

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hr prep + 1 hr to bake
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dish is much tastier if made a day ahead

 

 

 

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