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Simple Way to Prepare Any-night-of-the-week Moussaka
Hey everyone, hope you are having an incredible day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a special dish, Moussaka. It is one of my favorites. This time, I will make it a bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.
Moussaka is one of the most popular of recent trending foods in the world. It’s enjoyed by millions daily. It’s simple, it’s quick, it tastes yummy. Moussaka is something that I’ve loved my whole life. They’re fine and they look wonderful.
Many things affect the quality of taste from Moussaka, starting from the type of ingredients, then the selection of fresh ingredients, the ability to cut dishes to how to make and serve them. Don’t worry if you want to prepare Moussaka delicious at home, because if you already know the trick then this dish can be used as an extraordinary special treat.
As for the number of servings that can be served to make Moussaka is 8-12 servings. So make sure this portion is enough to serve for yourself and your beloved family.
To get started with this recipe, we must prepare a few components. You can cook Moussaka using 19 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.
Mousaka is a classic Greek recipe with layered eggplant, ground meat and bechamel sauce.
Recipe by Sitronella
Ingredients and spices that need to be Get to make Moussaka:
- 1 kg eggplants
- 1 kg potatoes
- 125 g kefalotyri cheese, grated (you can substitute it with Pecorino Romano or Parmezan)
- salt, pepper, sugar
- 1/2 bunch parsley, finely chopped
- Meat filling
- 1 kg ground beef
- 350 g chopped peeled tomatoes
- 1-2 tbsp tomato paste
- 125 ml white wine (retsina if available)
- 2 onions, finely chopped
- 75 ml olive oil
- 1 beef stock cube
- 4 egg whites
- 1 pinch each cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt
- 2-4 cloves garlic
- herbs1 tbsp parsley, 1 tbsp mint, all chopped finely
- spices2 pinches oregano, 1 pinch each of ground cloves, ground cinnamon, ground coriander, and 1/2 of a bay leaf.
- 4 cups bechamel sauce (with the 4 egg yolks)
Instructions to make to make Moussaka
- Slice the eggplants into long slices, approximately 1 cm thick. Salt them, and let them stand for 30 minutes. Wash the salt off, strain them and pat them very dry with kitchen paper.
- Slice the potatoes into 1 cm thick slices and fry them as well as the eggplants, in plenty of hot oil. Let them strain on absorbent paper.
- Prepare the meat filling. In a saucepan, bring the oil to heat and lightly sauté the onion and the ground beef, until the ground beef is no longer pink. Add the wine and the stock cube. Add the spices, a little water and let the meat simmer for 45 minutes.
- Then add the tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, herbs, and the salt. Allow to simmer until the sauce has thickened.
- Remove from the heat and allow to cool a little. Stir in the egg whites.
- Prepare the bechamel sauce. Take care to only add the egg yolks once the sauce has cooled a little.
- In an ovenproof dish, layer first the potato slices, season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with half the chopped parsley, a little sugar, and 1/3 of the grated cheese. Next layer the meat filling, and finish off with a layer of the eggplant slices, which we season as the potatoes. Spread the bechamel sauce over, sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese, and bake at 180 degrees for approximately 1 hour.
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Originally posted 2022-01-24 08:27:07.