White Bean Moussaka

Greek Moussaka made with White Beans
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Ingredients

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19 ounce White kidney beans (cannellini beans), rinsed and drained
1 large Eggplants about 1 ½ pounds, cut crosswise into ¼-inch-thick slices
Cooking spray
1 medium Onion chopped
2 cloves Garlic minced
1 (14.5 ounce) can Tomatoes diced, undrained
1 tbsp Tomato paste
1/2 tsp Cinnamon ground
1/8 tsp Ground pepper
1 tbsp Butter
2 tbsp All-purpose flour
¼ tsp Salt
1½ cups Fat-free milk
⅛ tsp Ground nutmeg
2 cups Breadcrumbs soft
2 tbsp Olive oil

Nutritional information

245
calories
6g
fat
38g
carbohydrates
9g
protein
5mg
cholesterol
559mg
sodium
Ingredients

White Bean Moussaka

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White Bean Moussaka. Do you ever feel like spending time in the kitchen, trying new things and putting in love and effort to your dish. This recipe needs just that! Not a complicated recipe, but definitely one that needs some time.

I love Greek Moussaka and I think it’s the perfect dish to serve, especially if you’re having vegetarian guests – it’s filling and creamy and a real, feel-good, winner!

To make White Bean Moussaka, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make White Bean Moussaka?

Steps to make White Bean Moussaka

1
Done
10

Broil eggplant

Spray eggplant with cooking spray to coat on both sides. On an extra large baking sheet, arrange a single layer of eggplant slices and broil for 4-6 minutes, turning once, until tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

2
Done
5

Cook onions and garlic

In a large nonstick skillet, over medium heat, grease with cooking spray to coat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often, until soft and translucent.

3
Done
15

Prepare bean mixture

Add the beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, cinnamon and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture has thickened.

4
Done
2

Prepare white sauce

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add flour and salt and stir.

5
Done
7

Add milk

Add all the milk at once, and stir together. Cook over medium heat, continuously stirring until thick and bubbly.

6
Done
1

Add nutmeg

Remove white sauce from the heat and stir in the nutmeg.

7
Done
5

Prepare moussaka

Grease a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray and coat. Arrange broiled eggplant slices over the base and spread the bean mixture on top. Cover with remaining eggplant slices and evenly pour the white sauce over.

8
Done
2

Add breadcrumbs

In a medium bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and oil together. Sprinkle evenly over the moussaka.

9
Done
35

Bake

Bake in the oven at 350 °F for 30-35 minutes until heated through and the breadcrumbs are golden, crisp, brown.

10
Done

Serve

Serve hot and enjoy!

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