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Delicious and gluten-free keto eggplant moussaka.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a rimmed baking sheet with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

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  • Arrange eggplant in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with additional olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven, flip eggplant, and continue baking until golden, about 10 minutes more. Remove eggplant from the oven and let cool slightly.

  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground lamb in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, onion, parsley, garlic, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and pepper and continue to cook until vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes.

  • Combine heavy cream, feta cheese, eggs, and butter in a bowl.

  • Arrange 1/2 the eggplant in a large baking pan. Spoon lamb mixture over eggplant. Place remaining eggplant on top. Pour cream mixture on top and sprinkle with nutmeg.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown and somewhat firm, 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

409 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 14.5g; fat 31.8g; cholesterol 169.2mg; sodium 419.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2020
Really easy to make and the taste is wonderful. I had my doubts because of the limited use of salt and no pepper. The nutmeg totally makes up for those two spices. Just great!!! Read More
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2020
Really easy to make and the taste is wonderful. I had my doubts because of the limited use of salt and no pepper. The nutmeg totally makes up for those two spices. Just great!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2019
This recipe is excellent. You won’t even miss the bechamel sauce. Read More