Greek Moussaka


The moussaka is the essential Greek food and knows a real success also certainly earned it!

Fresh and fragrant, here is the Greek moussaka recipe ...

Ingredients for 6 to 8 people:

  • Eggplant
  • onions
  • 3 tomatoes peeled
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 cloves’garlic
  • 500 g minced mutton (can be replaced with veal)
  • Oil’olive
  • Parsley chopped
  • 1/2 glass of white wine
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 50 g grated cheese

Bechamel sauce:

  • 30g butter
  • 30 g flour
  • 30 cl milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 g grated cheese

Greek moussaka recipe:

The success of the recipe for moussaka, quite easy to achieve, especially good is the cooking of vegetables and meat.

  • Start by cutting the eggplant into thin slices 1 cm’thickness
  • Run a drizzle’oil’olive top and lightly salt.
  • Peel and seed the tomatoes if they are not yet (you can do this using canned peeled tomatoes in order to save time)
  • Crush the tomatoes
  • Mince the onions and shallots

In a large skillet, a pot or casserole,

  • Sweat the onions and shallots with the’oil’olive
  • Add the clove of’crushed garlic and ground meat
  • Put the paprika
  • Add the crushed tomatoes
  • Pour the white wine and cover
  • Cook over low heat for 30 minutes

In a hot pan,

  • Fry the eggplant to brown them on each side
  • This cooking should last about 10 minutes (5 minutes each side)

Preparation of the béchamel:

  • Melt butter over low heat in a pan (without coloring the)
  • Add flour, stirring vigorously (2-3 min) and let color lightly
  • Add the milk gradually to obtain a homogeneous mixture
  • The sauce should be thick and creamy appearance
  • Add grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Cooking moussaka:

Butter the bottom of’a gratin dish,

  • Start by placing a layer’Eggplant
  • Overlay layers’eggplant, meat preparation and finish with the béchamel
  • Finally, cover with remaining cheese
  • Bake at 200 ° for 45 minutes