• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 8 Servings


  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Greek

 Ingredients List

  • Karen Mintzias
  • 2 md Eggplants
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb Ground beef
  • 2 Onions; chopped
  • 3/4 c Butter
  • 1 ts Tomato paste
  • 1 ds Cinnamon
  • 1/4 c Bread crumbs
  • 4 sm Zucchini; sliced
  • 4 md Potatoes; thinly sliced
  • Grated cheese
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 3/4 c Flour
  • 1 qt Hot milk
  • 6 Eggs


Slice eggplant, sprinkle with salt, and place in colander. Weigh down with
a heavy plate for several hours. Then brush slices with oil and broil
lightly. Saute beef and onions in 5 tablespoons of the butter. Add tomato
paste, cinnamon, and salt and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle bottom of a
greased baking dish with bread crumbs. Alternate layers of vegetables and
meat in the pan, sprinkling each layer with cheese. The top layer should be
vegetables. Dot with 1 tablespoon butter and add water. Set aside.

In saucepan melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter. Add flour and cook,
stirring, until well mixed and beginning to brown. Slowly stir in milk and
cook, stirring, until sauce is smooth and thickened. Beat eggs with a
little of the hot sauce, then stir in to remaining sauce. Remove from heat.
Pour a little more than half the sauce over the vegetables and bake in a
350 F oven for 10 minutes. Meanwhile return remaining sauce to low heat
and cook, stirring, until thick. Pour into casserole and sprinkle with
cheese. Continue to bake for 45 to 50 minutes longer or until golden brown.

Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?