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Greek Moussaka Recipe
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sliced onions||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped beef||3⁄4 Pound|
|Canned whole tomatoes||16 Ounce|
|Chopped parsley||3 Tablespoon|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Grated cheddar cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 523 Calories from Fat 353
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40 g61.2%
Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.7%
Trans Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 114.2 mg
Sodium 1272.7 mg53%
Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 22 g44.7%
Vitamin A 35.7% Vitamin C 35.1%
Calcium 28.6% Iron 19.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Melt 1 table- spoon shortening in large skillet over moderate heat; brown eggplant on both sides.
Add remaining short- ening; cook onions until tender but not browned.
Add beef; cook until browned.
Add tomatoes, pars- ley, 2 teaspoons salt, oregano and pepper.
Simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Melt butter in pan over low heat, stirring occasionally.
Add flour; mix well.
Pour in milk all at once; stir constantly over moderate heat until thickened.
Add remaining salt; remove from heat.
Arrange layers of eggplant slices, beef mixture and white sauce in greased 2-quart casserole, ending with eggplant slices on top.
Pour egg over eggplant slices; sprinkle with grated cheese.
Bake in 350-degree oven for 40 minutes or until golden brown.