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Musakka recipe

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Siobhan Berry of http://www.mummycooks.ie/ shares this delicious Mussaka recipe.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 4 people

  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2 - Carrots
    peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 cup Cheddar Cheese
    grated
  • 400 g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 0.5 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 - Eggs
    beaten
  • 2 cloves Garlic
    minced
  • 1.5 cups Milk
  • 1 - Onion
    finely sliced
  • 3 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Oregano
  • 4 large SuperValu Potatoes
    peeled and thinly sliced
  • 500 g SuperValu Quality Irish Lamb Mince
  • 2 tbsp SuperValu Tomato Purée
  • 1 cup Vegetable Stock

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Heat a large pan with some olive oil and add the onions, carrots, garlic and sauté until just beginning to brown before stirring in the herbs and cinnamon.
  3. Add the lamb and allow to brown for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, puree and stock, bring the mixture to the boil before reducing to a simmer for 30-40 minutes while you make everything else.
  5. Heat a pan with some olive oil and brown the potatoes in batches for 1-2 minutes aside.
  6. Line an oven proof dish with half of the potatoes, pour in the mince mixture and then top with the remaining half of the potatoes.
  7. For the topping, melt the butter in a pot, add the flour and cook over a medium heat for one minute to cook out the flour. Gradually whisk in the milk, bring it to the boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese. Allow to cool slightly and then beat in the egg.
  8. Pour over the topping and bake for 30-40 minutes until the top is golden-brown and the potatoes are fully cooked.

Recipe courtesy of www.mummycooks.ie

 

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