Moussaka, Aunt Dana Style

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
45 mins
45 mins

An easy and authenic version of a Greek favorite. This recipe is from my long time friend Dana.

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  1. Slice vegetables and fry in olive oil until slightly brown.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Saute meat, onion, and garlic in butter.
  4. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper and cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and add 1 egg, beaten, and bread crumbs.
  6. Prepare BECHAMEL SAUCE by melting the butter and adding the flour salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  7. Gradually add the milk and cook and stir until mixture thickens.
  8. Remove from heat and add cheeses and 2 slightly beaten eggs to sauce.
  9. Assemble in a deep 9x12 baking dish by layering vegetables and meat mixture, to make 4 layers.
  10. Top with the Bechamel sauce and bake in a 350 oven for 45 minutes.
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5 5

Excellent recipe! Used a few times now and has turned out great every time

5 5

This is a wonderful moussaka recipe - its definitely my favourite and ive tried a few!!!! The bechamel sauce topping is incredible. you enjoy it just as it is.