Mini Mousaka Recipe

Created by Nabz&G for the Beat Diabetes initiative’s Homey’s Guide to Healthy Ramadan Recipe

Mini Mousaka RecipeServes 6 people



  •  1 large eggplant
  •  250g grass-fed ground beef
  •  ½ Onion
  •  1 cup diced tomatoes
  •  Greek yoghurt
  •  Olive oil
  •  2tsp salt or to taste
  •  2tsp black pepper
  •  2tbs mixed spices
  •  Dry basil
  •  1 garlic clove

    For the eggplant1. Cut the eggplant into 6 thick round slices2. Sprinkle with salt and allow to rest for 5 minutes

    3. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. Place the eggplant on a baking tray and brush each slice

    For the beef

    with olive oil. Bake for 25 minutes.

    For the tomatoes

    In a warm pan sauté the onions for 3 minutes or until golden, add the beef and stir until the meat starts to change in color, add the salt, pepper and mixed spices and stir for 10-15 minutes until the meat is cooked.

    Place the diced tomatoes in a small pot and heat for 5 minutes, add the crushed garlic, 1tsp salt and 1tsp black pepper, dry basil and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 30 minutes

    For serving: place the baked eggplant slice in the middle of the plate, place the cold tomatoes gently in the middle, add 1tbs of ground beef on top and a touch of fresh yoghurt.

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