from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Greek dish consisting of layers of ground lamb or beef and sliced eggplant topped with a cheese sauce and baked.
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- n. a dish consisting of layers of minced lamb or beef, sliced aubergine (eggplant) or potatoes, tomatoes and béchamel sauce, baked in the oven
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
The only exception I make is when I'm going to fry them or want to roast them to a creamy softness, as in moussaka or parmigiana, because salting does seem to deter them from soaking up such a gargantuan amount of oil.
Prepared traditionally, the wonderful Greek casserole called moussaka, which is made of ground lamb, eggplant, and cream sauce, is anything but slim and speedy.
The moussaka is tasty – it’s also vegetarian, made with chickpeas, tomatoes and eggplant, no beef or lamb.
You make a Greek recipe called moussaka with ground beef or lamb, or even a vegetarian version.
This is not a typical moussaka, which is more apt to be a layered casserole with a creamy bechamel part.
My companions said the moussaka was the best they'd ever tasted and I agreed wholeheartedly.
There are many interesting Greek wines that will prove a revelation to those for whom the standard drink with their moussaka is a bottle of retsina.
The moussaka, which is the most popular Greek dish, was absolutely scrumptuous.
The moussaka is a flavorful blend of ground meat and spices layered on top with sliced potato and béchamel sauce.
Hit the Vineyard Cafe, a popular expat haunt, for an early lunch of comfort food such as moussaka or chili con carne (31 Wudaoying Hutong).
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