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Tex-Mex Moussaka

Layered with flavor-packed meat and veggie sauce, corn tortilla, and Greek yogurt sauce, this casserole is sure to become your go-to, quick and easy meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 296kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or lamb
  • 1 pound eggplant peeled and chopped into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or can use 1-2 fresh garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 14 ounce can no salt added tomato sauce
  • 10-12 corn tortillas

Topping

  • ¾ cup whole fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large pan, cook meat over med-high heat until browned and cooked through, breaking up large chunks. Add in all the vegetables and seasonings cook until tender, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce. Bring pan to boil, then simmer and cook, covered, for 15 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine the yogurt, egg, and cheese together.
  • In a greased 13x9 inch baking dish, arrange 5-6 tortillas. Layer with half of the meat and veggie mixture. Add another layer of tortilla and pour the remaining sauce on top. Spread the Greek yogurt mixture evenly on top.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.

Notes

For baby, cut into strips to make it easier to pick up! Just be sure to wait at least 20 minutes before cutting. 

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal | Protein: 17g | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 2mg