• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 2 hr
  • total: 3 hr
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  • Summary

    A traditional Greek Eggplant Moussaka recipe.

    Ingredients

    • 3 lbs Eggplant ( 2 extra large or 3 eggplants)
    • 3 T olive oil or cooking spray
    • Meat Sauce:
    • 2 T olive oil
    • 1 large onion diced
    • 4 cloves garlic, rough chopped
    • 2 lbs ground lamb, beef (or use vegetarian ground meat substitute Gimme Lean or St Ives Meatless Ground.)
    • 1½ C diced tomatoes ( canned is OK)
    • 2 T tomato paste
    • ½ C white wine
    • 2 T fresh chopped parsley
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • ½ tsp cinnamon
    • ½ tsp kosher salt
    • cracked pepper
    • Bechamel Sauce:
    • 3 T butter
    • 4 T flour ( or rice flour)
    • 2 C whole milk
    • ½ tsp nutmeg ( use fresh grated if possible)
    • ¼ tsp kosher salt
    • ? tsp white pepper
    • ¼ Cup grated Parmesan, Pecorino or Kefalotiri Cheese
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 8021 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 822 g 1263.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 311 g 1552.65%
    • Trans Fat: 15 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1131 mg 376.95%
    • Sodium: 4016 mg 167.34%
    • Calcium: 741 mg 74.1%
    • Potassium: 2917 mg 83.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 19 mg 103.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 161 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 34 g 134.57%
    • Sugar: 27 g
    • Protein: 60 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 26 g
    • Vitamin A 332.52%
    • Vitamin C 172.41%
    • Vitamin D 11.3%
    • * 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 - Fat162
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables7
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total5 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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