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Eggplant Moussaka

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An eggplant dish that you can enjoy hot or cold on any type of day.
Ingredients
  Fresh tomato 3 Medium, divided (1 1/2- diced; 1 1/2- sliced)
  Onions 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced, sauteed
  Eggplant 3 Medium, sliced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Fresh oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Bell pepper 1 Large, sliced, roasted
  Feta cheese 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Brush the eggplant slices with olive oil and broil them till golden brown. Set aside.
2. Prepare the other ingredients according to the list.
3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

MAKING
4. In a deep baking dish, put tomatoes at the bottom in a layer.
5. Top it with sautéed sliced onions. Place the eggplant slices over it to form the 3rd layer.
6. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle fresh oregano and thyme.
7. Repeat the same layers from tomatoes. As the last layer along with the eggplant also place tomato slices and roasted bell pepper slices.
8. Sprinkle with feta cheese on top and place it in the oven and bake for 25 minutes.
9. Remove from oven and refrigerate it after cooling till served.

SERVING
10. In a serving plate, serve this dish either warm or cold garnished with more feta cheese. Traditionally Moussaka is served cold.

TIPS
To make this dish vegan, omit the feta cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
Mediterranean
Cuisine: 
Main Dish
Course: 
Savory
Taste: 
Baked
Method: 
Eggplant
Ingredient: 
Diabetic
Restriction: 
High Fiber
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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