So Good Moussaka
So Good Moussaka recipe
ground beef, lean
Cut eggplant, peeled or unpeeled, into slices ½ inch thick. Soak slices in salted cold water, 30 minutes. Pat dry. Dredge with flour, brushing off excess.
Sauté on both sides in margarine until brown, adding more margarine as needed. Drain on paper towels;set aside. In large skillet, sauté onion until tender.
Add meat, sauté until no longer red. Blend in parsley, nutmeg, paprika and pepper. Add salt, tomato sauce and wine;simmer a few minutes.
Arrange layer of eggplant slices in bottom of lightly buttered 2 quart or shallow baking dish .
Pour half the meat mixture over eggplant. Cover with half remaining eggplant slices. Pour on remaining meat mixture.
Top with remaining eggplant and tomato slices, overlapping, alternately, for an attractive visual effect.
Beat egg with 1 tablespoon. flour until smooth. Stir in cheese. Add ½ teaspoon salt.
Pour over casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 375℉ (190℃) for 30 minutes or longer, until top is toast brown.