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Low Carb Moussaka

This delicious low carb moussaka is always a hit in my house! Gluten free and LCHF comfort food recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 616kcal
Author Georgina from StepAwayFromTheCarbs.com

Ingredients

for the meat sauce

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic paste or minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 8 oz canned tomato sauce

for the layering

  • non-stick spray
  • 1 medium eggplant peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup shredded cheese

for the topping

  • 8 oz ricotta
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • To make the meat sauce, heat the oil in a large pan then add the ground lamb. Cook until browned.
  • Add the other meat sauce ingredients, bring to a boil, then let simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Spray a baking dish with non-stick baking spray and add a little of the meat sauce to the base.
  • Layer the eggplant slices with the meat sauce, adding some shredded cheese to each layer. Finish with the meat sauce.
  • To make the topping, combine the three topping ingredients together in a bowl. Spread over the meat and eggplant.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.

Notes

9g net carbs per serving

Nutrition

Calories: 616kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 718mg | Potassium: 815mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 386mg | Iron: 3.4mg