Moussaka – recipe with photo, Greek cuisine
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Cooking time: 1 h

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 6-8 servings

Greek Food Recipes

Moussaka – one of the traditional dishes of Greek cuisine, the basis of moussaka is ground beef, eggplant, cheese and tomatoes.

Moussaka Ingredients

Moussaka Recipe

Fried eggplant

To prepare moussaki, wash the eggplants, cut into slices, about 0.5 cm, salt and set aside for 10 minutes. After that, squeeze the eggplants and fry in oil on both sides.

Finely chopped onion in a skillet

Chop the onion and garlic and fry in the same pan where the eggplants were fried.

Fried minced meat

Add minced meat to the fried onions, season with salt, pepper and, stirring occasionally, fry with wine. Fry the minced meat for 10 minutes.

Приготовление соуса

In a separate bowl, melt the butter and fry the flour in it, and stir in the milk without stopping.

Bechamel sauce

Cook over medium heat until thickened, add ground nutmeg at the end. Remove sauce from heat and stir in beaten eggs.

Eggplant and cheese

Put a layer of eggplant and half of the grated cheese in a baking dish.

Minced meat and eggplant

Then put a layer of minced meat on the eggplants, etc.

Layer of tomatoes

Wash the tomatoes and cut into not very thin slices. Put the tomatoes in the last layer.

Grated cheese on moussaka

Pour the sauce over the food and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.


Place moussaka in an oven preheated to 180 degrees and bake for 35-40 minutes. Serve the moussaka hot.

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