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greek moussaka with béchamel sauce

my version -- cooked with sweet potatoes, ground beef, ground turkey, garlic, tomatoes, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, parmigiano-reggiano, etc...




"Moussaka is an eggplant- and/or potato-based dish, often including ground meat, which is common in the Balkans and the Middle East, with many local and regional variations. The best-known version in Europe and the Americas is the Greek variant created in the 1920s by Nikolaos Tselementes." -- Wikipedia
"Greek moussaka (mousaka) is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, served in almost every tavern and prepared in every household on special occasions and big family meals and for good reason! With this step-by-step traditional Greek Moussaka recipe you can easily recreate this traditional delight from scratch. So go ahead, indulge yourself to this little sin! To prepare a traditional Greek Moussaka recipe, luscious layers of juicy beef mince (or lamb) are cooked in a tomato based sauce, layered with sweet eggplants and creamy béchamel sauce and baked together until golden perfection.. Simply irresistible!" -- My Greek Dish


"Béchamel sauce is a sauce traditionally made from a white roux and milk. Béchamel may also be referred to as besciamella, besamel, or white sauce. French, Italian and Greek Béchamel sauce recipes include salt and nutmeg as a seasoning base. Béchamel sauce is one of the Mother sauces of French cuisine." -- Wikipedia




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