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Layered Greek Moussaka
"This is one of these recipes that requires a lot of time and love, but the fruits of your labour will be well worth your time and effort. If you enjoy cooking, I know you will love making this recipe. Moussaka is a Greek dish with a few variations. But the main components of this dish are layered vegetables with a layer of meat sauce, topped with a thick and creamy béchamel. Start early on this dish if you plan to serve this to your guests because when I say it is time-consuming, I’m not kidding."
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time1 hr 15 min
- 1 large eggplant (sliced)
- 3 large potatoes (peeled and sliced)
- 1 red onion (chopped)
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper, thyme
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 small onion (diced)
- 1 garlic clove (minced)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 heaping tbsp of tomato paste
Wash and peel the potatoes.
Cut into slices, about 1/4 inch thick and put in a bowl.
Slice the red onion and add it the to bowl with the potato slices.
Add 1 tbsp of olive oil, salt and pepper, a pinch of dry thyme.
Layer the potatoes in an oven safe dish of 12 inches by 9 inches.
Bake uncovered in a preheated oven at 375F for 20 minutes.
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