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                                  Moussaka
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Greek                            Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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       1 tb Butter
 
       1 c  Finely chopped onion
 
       2 lb Lean ground beef or lamb
 
   1 1/2 lb Tomatoes; peeled & sliced
 
     1/4 c  Chopped parsley
 
       6 oz Tomato paste
 
            Salt & pepper
 
            Vegetable oil
 
            Flour
 
       2 lg Eggplants; peeled, sliced
 
       2    Potatoes; peeled & sliced
 
       1 c  Butter
 
       1 c  Flour
 
       4 c  Milk; (hot)
 
       4    Eggs; slightly beaten
 
       1 c  Grated Mizithra or Parmesan
 
       1 ds Nutmeg
 
            Salt & pepper
 
  
 
   Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet.  Saute' onion until soft.  Add
 
   beef 1/2 pound at a time and cook in batches until brown.  Add tomatoes,
 
   parsley and tomato paste.  Cook 10 to 15 minutes.  Season with salt and
 
   pepper to taste.  Set aside.  Heat oil in large frying pan.  Flour eggplant
 
   lightly.  Saute' eggplant on both sides in hot oil until golden. Fry
 
   potatoes in same skillet, using additional oil if necessary.  Set aside.
 
   Melt 1 cup butter in medium saucepan.  Add 1 cup flour slowly, stirring to
 
   form smooth paste.  Gradually add hot milk, stirring over low heat until
 
   thick and smooth.  Mix in eggs and cheese; cook 1 minute. Season with
 
   nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a
 
   2-quart baking dish, arrange in alternating layers: potatoes, 1/2 meat
 
   sauce, 1/2 eggplant, 1/2 meat sauce, remaining eggplant. Pour cheese sauce
 
   over top.  Bake until golden, about 50 to 60 minutes.
 
   
 
   Source: “Favorite Restaurant Recipes” (Bon Appetit’s RSVP). Typed for you
 
   by Karen Mintzias
 
  
 
 
 
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