Hob-To-Table Moussaka Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Hob-to-table moussaka recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Hob-to-table moussaka.

Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

Easy
Serves 4
Prep 30 mins
Freezable

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion , finely chopped
2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
500g minced lamb
400g/14oz can chopped plum tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato purée
2 tsp ground cinnamon
200g/7oz jar chargrilled aubergines in olive oil, drained and chopped
200g/7oz pack feta cheese , crumbled
3 tbsp fresh mint , chopped

Method

Brown the mince: Heat the oil in a large, shallow pan. Toss in the onion and garlic and fry until soft. Add the mince and stir fry for 3-4 minutes until browned.
Season and simmer: Tip the tomatoes into the pan and stir in the tomato purée and cinnamon, then season generously with salt and pepper. Leave the mince to simmer for 20 minutes, adding the aubergines half way through.

To serve:
Sprinkle the crumbled feta and chopped mint over the mince. Bring the moussaka to the table as the feta melts and serve it with a crunchy green salad and toasted pitta.

Nutrition Per Serving

529 kcalories, protein 35g, carbohydrate 11g, fat 39 g, saturated fat 16g, fibre 3g, salt 2.31 g

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2004.

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