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Lower-Carb Beef Eggplant Moussaka Casserole {Gluten-Free}
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    My gluten-free Lower-Carb Beef Eggplant Moussaka Casserole has a couple non-traditional elements that make it truly special.

    Ingredients

    • 1½ lbs (680 g) ground beef (or lamb, if that’s your thing)
    • 1 large onion, diced
    • 10 large cloves garlic, minced or crushed
    • 1½ cups (355 ml) Cabernet Sauvignon (or another fruity, dry, full-bodied red wine)
    • 1 (14.5 oz/411 g) can diced tomatoes, with juices
    • 1 (6 oz/170 g) can tomato paste
    • 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence mix
    • 1½ teaspoons coarse sea salt
    • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ¾ teaspoon ground allspice
    • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    • 2 cups (475 ml) water or low-sodium beef stock
    • 2½ to 3 lbs (1.13 to 1.4 kg) eggplant (about 2 very large eggplants), sliced horizontally into ?-inch thick rounds
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil
    • Salt and black pepper
    • 2 cups (475 ml) heavy cream
    • ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt
    • 3 large eggs + 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • 4 oz (115 g) Gruyere, sharp white Cheddar, or a mixture of both, shredded and tossed with 1 teaspoon tapioca starch (see Note)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 396 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 33 g 50.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 78.05%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 70 mg 23.49%
    • Sodium: 520 mg 21.66%
    • Calcium: 76 mg 7.56%
    • Potassium: 612 mg 17.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.18%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.55%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 23.41%
    • Vitamin C 21.65%
    • Vitamin D 9.48%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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