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Greek   -   Mousakas Patates (Moussaka Potatoes)   adapted from spalding

  • 3 Pounds Potatoes
  • 1 2/3 Cups Oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Onion -- chopped
  • 1 1/2 Pounds Tomatoes, peeled -- strained OR
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Tomato paste diluted with:
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 80 Milliliters Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Parsley -- chopped
  • 1 cup Cheese -- grated
  • Bread crumbs
Directions Clean and peel potatoes; cut into thin round slices. Fry in oil, then season with salt & pepper.
Saute onion to a light golden color in the pan in which you fried the potatoes, and add to them the tomatoes (or paste w/water), garlic, parsley, and salt & pepper; cook abt. 20 min., until you have a thick sauce. Remove from heat. Add to the sauce 3/4 c. of the cheese and 3 tbs. bread crumbs.
Oil a med.-size baking ligtly. Spread layer of the potatoes in it; cover with part of the sauce. Top with another layer of potatoes and sauce. Repeat until all is used; sprinkle with remaining cheese and additional bread crumbs; dribble a little oil over the top, and bake in preheated oven at 375 F. for abt. 30 min.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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