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How to make it

  • Slice the potatoes, courgettes and eggplants lengthwise into ½cm slices.
  • Deep fry them – first the potatoes, then add the eggplants and finally add the courgettes.
  • Remove them and place them on absorbent kitchen paper to drain off as much oil as possible.
  • The Sauce
  • Gently fry the onions in a large pan.
  • Add the crushed garlic and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add the mushrooms and continue stirring.
  • Add the tomatoes and bay leaves.
  • Add the parsley.
  • Continue heating until all the juice has been absorbed and you have a thick sauce.
  • The Bechamel
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan gently heat the butter until it melts.
  • Add the flour and stir continuously.
  • Add half of the milk and continue to stir with a whisk.
  • When the mixture starts to thicken, add the rest of the milk whilst stirring continuously.
  • When it starts to thicken again, lower the temperature to the minimum and add the grated cheese and then turn off.
  • In a deep oven dish place a layer with half of the potatoes at the bottom.
  • Add a layer with the courgettes on top and then a layer with the eggplants.
  • Spread the sauce on top.
  • Add a final layer with the remaining potatoes on top of the sauce.
  • Add the béchamel on top and sprinkle the remaining cheese over it.
  • Bake in a pre-heated moderate oven for approx. 40 minutes or until it has turned a golden colour on top.

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    " It was excellent "
    unicorn4 ate it and said...
    I made your dish the other day, we all loved it my children did not even realize they were eating a Vegetarian dish. Well done and Thank you,,,,.
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    " It was excellent "
    annielikestocook ate it and said...
    Loving this recipe! I can already tast it!! High 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    leonora5 ate it and said...
    This is a great version of veggie moussaka! Never thought of adding potatoes. I really love the idea. Hmmmm
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    Efcharisto ~ well, this is how it sounds but definitely not how it is written ;)
    My family and I love moussaka and I can't wait to prepare this vegetarian version. High 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    Gorgeous - and I'm saving this recipe of yours, too. I love Moussaka and your veggie version has my interest piqued and I can't wait to make it. Thank you for sharing such wonderful recipes! They make me so hungry! :) Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    awsome flavor thanks high5
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    Hello ~ (^_^) ~
    Thank-you so much for posting such a delicious
    "5"FORK!!!!! recipe ~ I have several Family members
    who do not eat meat-products and I am always looking for recipes for them. However, I believe
    that anyone would enjoy this recipe ~
    ~*~ mjcmcook ~*~
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