Moussaka

Moussaka-7
Healthy and easy, yet loaded with delicious flavors – this moussaka has made its way into my cooking repertoire in no time!

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 25 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 278 / Protein 10g / Carbohydr. 24g / Fat 13g

Ingredients (4 servings)

200 gpotatoes
250 geggplant
100 gtomatoes
2shallots
1carrot
1 clovegarlic
5 gparsley (fresh)
250 gtofu
2 tbspolive oil
400 mltomato sauce
0.25 tspsugar
50 mlsoy cream
150 mlbell pepper paste
salt
pepper

Utensils

large saucepan, casserole dish, oven, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Sauvignon Blanc, dry, 2012
Sauvignon Blancs convince with their harmoniously integrated acidity along with a pleasant fullness of flavor which is refreshing and fruity-fragrant at the same time.

Step 1

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Cut potato, eggplant, and tomato into slices. Finely dice shallots and carrots, mince garlic, and roughly chop parsley. Cut tofu into small cubes.

cutting board, knife

200 g potatoes / 250 g eggplant / 100 g tomatoes / 2 shallots / 1 carrot / 1 clove garlic / 5 g parsley (fresh) / 250 g tofu

Step 2

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Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Sauté chopped shallots, garlic, and carrots until translucent. Add tofu and continue to sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min.

large saucepan, cooking spoon

2 tbsp olive oil

Step 3

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Add tomato sauce to the saucepan, stir to combine, and season to taste with sugar and salt and pepper. Gently bring to a simmer.

400 ml tomato sauce / 0.25 tsp sugar

Step 4

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Stir in chopped parsley and set aside.

Step 5

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Preheat oven to 180°C/355°C. In a small bowl, mix together soy cream and bell pepper paste.

oven, small bowl

50 ml soy cream / 150 ml bell pepper paste

Step 6

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To assemble the moussaka, place a layer of eggplant on the bottom of a casserole dish. Place potato slices on top of the eggplants and cover with soy cream mixture. Top with tomato slices.

casserole dish

Step 7

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Cover the moussaka with the reserved tomato sauce. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/355°C for approx. 25 – 30 min. until bubbling and lightly brown. Enjoy with a fresh salad on the side.