Traditional Greek Moussaka recipe with Bechamel

Greek moussaka (mousaka) is the most popular dishes in Greece

6 eggplants
vegetable oil (for frying the eggplants)

For the meat sauce

750g minced beef or lamb (26 ounces)
2 red onions (chopped)
2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
1 tin chopped tomatoes (400g/ 14 oz.)
2 tbsp tomato puree
1 teaspoon sugar
1 glass of red wine
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
a pinch of cinnamon or one cinnamon stick
1/4 of a cup olive oil

For the béchamel sauce

900ml milk (3 and 1/2 cups)
120g butter (3.5 ounces)
120g flour (3.5 ounces)
a pinch of nutmeg
2 egg yolks
100g Parmigiano-Reggiano or Kefalotyri (3.5 ounces)


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