Greek Zucchini Moussaka

Low Carb Beef and Veg Moussaka Bake
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Ingredients

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2 tbsp Olive oil
1 Onion sweet, diced
1 (15 oz) jar Tomato sauce
1.5 lbs Lean ground beef
Kosher Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
2-4 cloves Garlic minced
1½ tsp Dried oregano
½ tsp Cinnamon ground
1 Bay leaf
Cloves ground
1 cup Ricotta cheese
2 Zucchini large, about 1.5 pounds, cut into ½-inch slices
¼ cup Parmesan cheese ground
Fresh herbs of choice, chopped

Nutritional information

325
Calories
17g
Fat
10g
Carbohydrates
32g
Protein
95mg
Cholesterol
187mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Greek Zucchini Moussaka

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This Greek Zucchini Moussaka is a recipe that will perfectly suit a healthy meal plan and particularly follows the rules of low carbs.

Layers of zucchini slices and a ground beef, tomato sauce and onion mix stuffed between ricotta cheese. I use authentic garlic cloves, oregano, cinnamon, bay leaves and ground cloves to add flavor to this delicious Greek delicacy.

To make Greek Zucchini Moussaka, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Greek Zucchini Moussaka

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Preheat oven and prepare baking dish

Preheat the oven to 350 °F and grease a 12x8-inch baking dish with some olive oil.

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4

Cook onions

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add 1 diced sweet onion. Cook for about 3-4 minutes, while stirring, until soft and translucent.

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1

Add garlic

Add 2-4 cloves of minced garlic, stir and cook for another minute.

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10

Add ground beef

Add 1½ pounds of ground beef and use a wooden spoon to crumble the meat. Cook until no longer pink.

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15

Add tomato sauce and seasonings

Add 1 jar of tomato sauce, 1½ teaspoon of dried oregano, ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 bay leaf, ⅛ of ground clove, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to mix everything and bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until the sauce thickens. Discard the bay leaf.

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5

Prepare moussaka

Prepare the moussaka by starting with layers of zucchini slices at the base of the prepared casserole dish then add a layer of the meat sauce and finally top the meat sauce with ½ cup of ricotta cheese. Repeat the layers and finish with slices of zucchini on top and sprinkle ¼ cup of ground Parmesan cheese all over.

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30

Bake

Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes until golden and bubbling.

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Serve

Garnish with sprinkles of fresh herbs, to serve.

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