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Moussaka – CocoPacific Way!

Moussaka; coconut oil; CocoPacific

Moussaka – A Greek hearty supper

 

Ingredients:

1 Aubergine, sliced
4 tbsp of CocoPacific Virgin Coconut Oil
1 Onion, chopped
2 Cloves Garlic, crushed
350g Lean Minced Lamb
225g Can Tomatoes
3 tbsp Tomato Purée
5 tbsp Dry Red Wine
1 tsp Fresh Thyme, chopped
Salt and Pepper, to taste
300ml Natural Yoghurt
2 eggs, Lightly Beaten
75g Parmesan Cheese, grated
Method:

Sprinkle aubergine with salt and leave for 30 minutes.
Heat 1 tbsp CocoPacific Virgin Coconut Oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and fry until soft.
Add lamb, cook for 5 mins. Drain off fat. Add tomatoes, tomato puree, wine, thyme and seasoning. Simmer for 10 mins.
Mix together the yoghurt, eggs, half the cheese and seasoning,
Preheat oven. Rinse aubergine and pat dry. Heat remaining CocoPacific Virgin Coconut Oil and fry aubergine in batches, until golden on both sides.
Layer aubergine and mince in an oven-proof dish, finishing with a layer of aubergine. Pour yogurt mixture over aubergines and top with remaining cheese.
Bake for 40-45 mins or until cheese topping is golden.

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