- 1 lb of minced meat
- 1 table spoon of tomato sauce
- 1 large onion
- 25 ml of olive oil
- 2 or 3 large egg plants
- 5 potatoes
- 1 litre of milk
- 125 ml of butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
- 4 table spoons of flour
First make the minced meat:
Place the olive oil into a pot. Chop up the
onion into small pieces and place into the pot when the olive
oil has heated up. Stir with a wooden spoon approximately
5 minutes until the onion has turned lightly brown. Now place
the minced meat into the pot, and add salt and pepper. Mix all
the ingredients together. Then place the spoon of tomato
sauce and 1 glass of water with the ingredients and mix until
the sauce and water are absorbed by the meat. Leave for
1/2 hour to cook.
Second make the eggplant and potatoes:
Slice the eggplant into thin slices, and fry them. Then slice
the potatoes into thin slices and fry them as well. In
both cases when you remove the eggplant and potato slices from
the frying pan you should strain them.
Add the above ingredients together:
Place a layer of potato
slices covering all the baking dish. Cover the layer of potatoes
with a layer of eggplant slices. Cover the layer of potatoes
with all the minced meat and spread out evenly across the
dish. Place a layer of eggplant slices on top of the
minced meat covering it. Then place another layer of
potatoes covering all the eggplant slices.
Place the butter
into a pot and allow to melt. Place the 4 table spoons of
flour into the pot and mix. Pour the 1 litre of milk into
a different pot and heat up, when warm place into the pot with
the butter and flour. Now that all the ingredients are
together stir at a low heat until the mixture becomes
thick. The eggs should now be beaten in a separate bowl and then placed into the cream. Mix the cream thoroughly.
Grate the nut meg and stir it into the cream.
Place all the
Now that your
cream is ready cover the final layer of potatoes in the baking
dish with the cream and spread evenly over the potatoes.
Turn the oven on to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, and place the dish
into the oven for 1 hour.
Serves 6-8 servings.