Eggplant Moussaka

An eggplant dish that you can enjoy hot or cold on any type of day.

Ingredients

Fresh tomato 3 Medium , divided (1 1/2
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
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 107Calories from Fat 36

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 131 mg5.46%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet