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Homemade Vegetarian Moussaka

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A lighter version of a moussaka with a vegetable loaded spin.
Ingredients
  Courgette 2 , thinly sliced
  Tomatoes 5 , chopped in small chunks
  Aubergine 1 , thinly sliced
  Canned kidney beans 200 Gram, drained (1/2 tin)
  Canned borlotti beans 200 Gram, drained (1/2 tin)
  New potatoes 350 Gram, sliced
  Peppers 2 , thinly sliced
  Fresh basil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (handful)
  Low fat natural yoghurt 250 Gram
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Parmesan cheese 80 Gram, grated
  Cinnamon To Taste (to flavour and season to your liking)
  Salt To Taste (to flavour and season to your liking)
  Pepper To Taste (to flavour and season to your liking)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

MAKING:

  1. In a large vessel boil water and cook aubergines and courgettes in it for 4 minutes (until it turns soft).
  2. Transfer the vegetables to a large bowl leaving water in the vessel. In the same bowl add potatoes, boil well until the potatoes get cooked and transfer to the same bowl.
  3. Heat a grilling pan in medium flame and add peppers to it. Cook until it softens and gets mildly charred. Once done, add to same bowl.
  4. Add tomatoes, beans, cinnamon, pepper, salt, basil, olive oil and mix well.
  5. In another bowl combine yogurt, egg, grated parmesan (1/2 of the quantity), cinnamon (optional) and mix well.
  6. Transfer the vegetable mixture to a baking dish, top with remaining cheese and yogurt mixture.
  7. Pop into oven and bake for 30-35 minutes at 350°F/180°C (uncovered)

SERVING:

  1. Serve and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Large vessel
Grilling pan
Large bowls
Baking dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Ingredient: 
Courgette
Method: 
Baked
Course: 
Main Dish
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Channel: 
SmartMAN.tv
Taste: 
Savory
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 402 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.2 mg23.4%

Sodium 1128.8 mg47%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 12.3 g49.1%

Sugars 15.3 g

Protein 23 g45.4%

Vitamin A 39.9% Vitamin C 79.7%

Calcium 47.6% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe Video