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Beef Moussaka

Beef Moussaka

with creamy aubergine topping

Did you know the name 'moussaka' derives from the Arabic word for moistened? This is likely a nod to the succulent beef, juicy tomato sauce, and softened aubergine that make up this delicious comfort dish.

Family Friendly
Eat Me First
Total Time40 minutes
Cooking Time45 minutes


Serving amount

250 grams

Beef Mince

1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)


1 pack(s)


1 sachet(s)

Chicken Stock

125 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

25 grams

Grated Italian Style Hard Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 sachet(s)

Ground Cumin

2 unit(s)


(Contains Wheat, Barley May be present Soya, Milk)

Not included in your delivery

to taste


to taste


to taste


to taste



Nutrition Values

Energy (kcal)895 kcal
Energy (kJ)3746 kJ
Fat41.4 g
of which saturates21.1 g
Carbohydrate87.6 g
of which sugars17.5 g
Dietary Fiber4.5 g
Protein45.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt3.14 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.


Oven dish
Baking Sheet with Baking Paper


Get Prepped
  • Preheat your oven to 240°C/220°C fan/gas mark 9.
  • Trim the carrot and quarter lengthways (unpeeled). Chop widthways into small pieces.
  • Trim the aubergine then slice into 1cm thick rounds.
Cook the Mince
  • Place a large pan over high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • When hot, fry the carrot until softened, stirring occasionally, 4-5 mins.
  • Add the cumin and beef mince. Cook until beef is browned, 5-6 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw mince.
  • Use a spoon to break up the mince as it cooks. Season with salt and pepper.
Start Your Sauce
  • Stir the passata and chicken stock powder into the pan.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally, 15-20 mins. IMPORTANT: Mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

TIP: Loosen the sauce with a splash of water if you feel it's too thick.

Roast the Aubergine
  • Meanwhile, pop the aubergine onto a large (lined) baking tray.
  • Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.
  • Roast until golden and softened, 15-20 mins. Turn halfway through. 
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven.
Bake Until Bubbling
  • When the beef mixture has thickened, spoon it into an oven dish.
  • Lay the roasted aubergine slices on top.
  • Spread the creme fraiche over with the back of a spoon and sprinkle on the Italian style hard cheese.
  • Bake the moussaka until the top is bubbling and has browned, 8-10 mins.
  • When 5 mins of cooking time remain, pop the baguettes into the oven to warm through, 2-3 mins.
Finsh and Serve
  • Once cooked, remove your beef moussaka from the oven.
  • Allow to stand for 1-2 mins before serving.
  • Once ready, divide between bowls.
  • Serve the baguette alongside.