Classic Greek Moussaka

Health score
37%
Classic Greek Moussaka
45 min.
4
847kcal
54.55%sweetness
100%saltiness
33.43%sourness
35.08%bitterness
48.14%savoriness
76.86%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 50 breadcrumbs homemade
  • 50 butter 
  • 480 canned tomatoes chopped
  •  eggplant thinly sliced
  •  egg yolk 
  • 230 feta cheese grated
  • 50 flour 
  • cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 0.3 tsp ground allspice 
  • 0.3 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 0.5 tsp nutmeg 
  • servings pepper white
  • 400 ground beef lean minced
  • 250 ml milk 
  • Tbs olive oil 
  • servings olive oil 
  •  onion finely chopped
  • servings sea salt 
  • Tbs tomato paste 

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • oven
  • whisk
  • baking pan
  • aluminum foil
  • grill pan

Directions

  1. Sprinkle the egg plant slices with salt and let them stand for 45 minutes. Then wash thoroughly to remove excess salt.Thinly brush each slice with olive oil and bake in the preheated grill pan for several minutes on each side. Set aside. Repeat until all slices are grilled.For the meat sauce lightly saute the onions in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add ground beef and saute, stirring frequently to break up the clumps of meat, until the meat is no longer pink.Stir in tomatoes, garlic, cinnamon, allspice, salt and pepper and simmer briefly on low heat.
  3. Add in tomato paste and a little water if the sauce is to thick.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.For the bchamel sauce add flour to the melted butter, stirring constantly. When the mixture is evenly thick, gradually whisk in warm milk. Gently bring to the boil, then remove from heat, season with pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Whisk in (vigorously) the egg yolks. Set aside.Thinly coat with olive oil a suitable ovenproof baking dish, sprinkle the bottom with homemade bread crumbs.
  6. Place a layer of egg plant, cover with some meat sauce and feta cheese and repeat this until the pan is almost full. Finish with a layer of feta cheese.Top with bchamel sauce.Cover with tin foil and bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 1 hour.
  7. Remove moussaka from the oven and let it set at room temperature 45 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories847kcal
Protein19.64%
Fat54.54%
Carbs25.82%

Properties

Glycemic Index
112.5
Glycemic Load
15.1
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
43.06%

Flavonoids

Delphinidin
196.23mg
Apigenin
0.02mg
Luteolin
0.03mg
Isorhamnetin
2.76mg
Kaempferol
0.37mg
Myricetin
0.06mg
Quercetin
11.31mg

Taste

Sweetness:
54.55%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
33.43%
Bitterness:
35.08%
Savoriness:
48.14%
Fattiness:
76.86%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:847.48kcal
42.37%
Fat:52.44g
80.67%
Saturated Fat:21.64g
135.27%
Carbohydrates:55.85g
18.62%
Net Carbohydrates:43.78g
15.92%
Sugar:20.77g
23.08%
Cholesterol:293.58mg
97.86%
Sodium:1347.88mg
58.6%
Protein:42.49g
84.99%
Phosphorus:671.54mg
67.15%
Vitamin B2:1.1mg
64.9%
Vitamin B12:3.89µg
64.8%
Selenium:44.93µg
64.18%
Manganese:1.26mg
62.94%
Vitamin B6:1.24mg
61.96%
Zinc:8.5mg
56.69%
Vitamin B3:11mg
55.02%
Calcium:507.81mg
50.78%
Fiber:12.07g
48.28%
Potassium:1587.97mg
45.37%
Vitamin B1:0.63mg
41.73%
Vitamin E:6.14mg
40.93%
Iron:7.22mg
40.09%
Folate:157.68µg
39.42%
Copper:0.64mg
32.17%
Vitamin B5:3.05mg
30.54%
Magnesium:117.95mg
29.49%
Vitamin C:23.32mg
28.26%
Vitamin K:29.5µg
28.1%
Vitamin A:1289.56IU
25.79%
Vitamin D:1.77µg
11.79%
Source:Foodista