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Papoustakia Recipe

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This recipe for Papoustakia, by , is from Yiayia Maria's Greek Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Maria Anagnostou


Zucchini 4-5
1 onion, chopped
1 can tomato sauce
1 lb meat of choice
1 tbsp EVOO

4 cups of milk
½ stick of butter
¾ cups cornstarch
⅓ cup grated cheese
2 eggs beaten

1. Prepare
Cut eggplant and zucchini lengthwise
Soak eggplant in salt water for 15 min ( 1 tbsp salt )
Scoop out the insides and chop

2. Sautee onion, meat, chopped veggies in EVOO
Add sauce, bay leaf
Cook until thick

3. Béchamel
Heat 3 cups of milk in pan with butter
Add nutmeg
In a bowl beat 2 eggs, add cornstarch and 1 cup of milk. Mix well
Add mixture to the warm milk and mix very good until thickens
Add parmesan cheese

4. Assemble
Stuff eggplant/zucchini with meat sauce
Top with béchamel
Sprinkle with cheese and nutmeg

5. Bake until browned

Papoutsakia with Yogurt Béchamel

500 grams of 5% greek yogurt
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp EVOO
1/4 cup of grated cheese

Mix all together




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