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Moussaka With Crunchy Topping

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Lean minced beef 500 Gram
  Chopped fresh rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  No salt added canned tomatoes 400 Gram, mashed (Undrained)
  No salt added tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Low salt soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Dry red wine 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggplant 1 , thinly sliced
  Whole meal bread slices 6 , crusts removed
  Polyunsaturated margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped fresh basil 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1.Heat a non-stick trypan.
Cook onion, garlic, mince and rosemary over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
2.Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, soy sauce, wine, sugar and nutmeg.
Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 20-25 minutes or until mixture reduces and thickens slightly.
3.Steam or microwave eggplant for 2-3 minutes.
Arrange layers of eggplant and mince mixture in a 16 cm x 28 cm lightly greased ovenproof dish, finishing with a layer of mince.
4.Spread bread slices with margarine and cut into large cubes.
Place on top of moussaka.
Sprinkle with basil and Parmesan cheese, bake at 180°C for 30-35 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy

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