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Low-fat moussaka recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Low-fat moussaka recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Low-fat moussaka.  

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?


Serves 4
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins
Low-fat, Super healthy


200g frozen sliced peppers
3 garlic cloves , crushed
200g extra-lean minced beef
100g red lentils
2 tsp dried oregano , plus extra for sprinkling
500ml carton passata
1 aubergine , sliced into 1.5cm rounds
4 tomatoes , sliced into 1cm rounds
2 tsp olive oil
25g Parmesan , finely grated
170g pot 0% fat Greek yogurt
freshly grated nutmeg


Cook the peppers gently in a large non-stick pan for about 5 mins - the water from them should stop them sticking. Add the garlic and cook for 1 min more, then add the beef, breaking up with a fork, and cook until brown. Tip in the lentils, half the oregano, the passata and a splash of water. Simmer for 15-20 mins until the lentils are tender, adding more water if you need to.

Meanwhile, heat the grill to Medium. Arrange the aubergine and tomato slices on a non-stick baking tray and brush with the oil. Sprinkle with the remaining oregano and some seasoning, then grill for 1-2 mins each side until lightly charred - you may need to do this in batches.

Mix half the Parmesan with the yogurt and some seasoning. Divide the beef mixture between 4 small ovenproof dishes and top with the sliced aubergine and tomato. Spoon over the yogurt topping and sprinkle with the extra oregano, Parmesan and nutmeg. Grill for 3-4 mins until bubbling. Serve with a salad, if you like.

Nutrition Per Serving

289 kcalories, protein 26g, carbohydrate 31g, fat 8 g, saturated fat 3g, fibre 5g, sugar 12g, salt 1 g

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2011.

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