Classic Moussaka




  • 500g Lamb or Beef mince
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ a teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 can tomato polpa (Mayor)
  • 2 large egg plants
  • 50g butter
  • 50g flour
  • 1 ltr milk (Sterilgarda
  • 100g grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 egg yolks 
  • 3 potatoes
  • Rosemary
  • Extra virgin olive oil

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Cook the onion in extra virgin olive oil till slightly browned. 

Stir in the minced meat, season with salt and pepper, oregano and cinnamon.

Cook for a couple of minutes, pour in the polpa and set to simmer for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile slice the aubergines and grill. 

Peel and slice the potatoes thinly and boil with the rosemary. 

Prepare a bechamel sauce; melt the  butter in a sauce pan, stir in the flour and cook into a white roux. Pour in the milk gradually, stirring continuously on medium heat, simmer into a thick white sauce. Season with salt and pepper, stir in the grated parmesan cheese, remove from heat, beat in yolks. 

Line an oven proof dish with grilled aubergines, top up with potatoes, cover with the meat sauce. Repeat with the remaining ingredients. Cover with the bechamel sauce. Sprinkle with extra cheese and bake for 20 minutes, till golden brown. 

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