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Moussake a La Athenian Recipe

Looking for an easy Moussake a la Athenian recipe? Learn how to make Moussake a la Athenian using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by papadave65

Makes 6 servings



Rich in ingredients, this Greek dish consists of eggplant, burgundy wine, ground beef, breadcrumbs and onion! It's such a long roster of great-tasting foods, you'll have a hard time deciding what makes this dish so downright good.

Recipe Ingredients for Moussake a la Athenian

2 eggplant,+peeled+yield+from+1-1/4+lb eggplants
1/2 lb. ground lamb
1 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup burgundy wine
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp. parsley flakes
3 tbsp. tomato paste
1 tsp. salt
1 dash pepper
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
2 Egg, White
1/4 cup grated sharp American cheese
1 dash cinnamon
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
3 tbsp. butter
3 tbsp. flour
1 1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1 dash pepper
1 dash nutmeg
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup shredded sharp American cheese

Recipe Directions for Moussake a la Athenian

Oven temperature at 350 degrees and pare eggplants; cut into slices 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle with a little salt and set aside. In skillet, brown meat and onion; drain off fat. Add wine, water, parsley, tomato paste and 1 tsp. salt and dash pepper. Simmer until liquid is nearly absorbed. Cool. Stir in 1/4-cup breadcrumbs and 2 beaten eggs, the first 1/4-cup cheese and cinnamon. In saucepan melt butter, stir in flour and milk and stir until thickened. Add a little of the hot sauce to the one beaten egg; return to hot mixture. Cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Brown eggplant slices on both sides in a little hot oil. Sprinkle bottom of 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inch baking dish with remaining breadcrumbs. Cover with layer of eggplant slices; spoon on all meat mixture. Arrange remaining eggplant over meat. Pour milk-egg sauce over top with remaining 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Bake in over for about 45 minutes.
Categories

Main Dish, Greek

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 349.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
308
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.2g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
93mg
31%
Sodium
903mg
38%
Potassium
775mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
25.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
10.0g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 18% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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