Mashed Potato-Topped Moussaka - Kraft Recipes Top
Comida Kraft
Recipe Box

Mashed Potato-Topped Moussaka

Prep Time
Total Time

8 servings

A creamy topping of mashed potatoes gives this eggplant-packed moussaka an almost shepherd's-pie texture. Sound delicious? Oh, it is!

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Showing deals in -1, -1 -1
Show Deals
Change Zip
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Heat oven to 450ºF.
  • Toss eggplant with oil; spread onto rimmed baking sheet. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until golden brown and tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cook potatoes in boiling water in large saucepan 12 to 15 min. or until tender. While potatoes are cooking, brown meat with onions and garlic in large skillet on medium-high heat; drain. Return meat mixture to skillet; stir in spices. Add tomato paste and tomatoes; mix well. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 12 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 400ºF. Add eggplant to sauce; mix well. Set aside. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Whisk egg yolk and milk until blended. Add to potatoes along with 1/2 cup cheese; mash until desired consistency.
  • Spoon meat mixture into 3-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with potatoes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and remaining cheese.
  • Bake 30 min. or until golden brown.

Special Equipment Needed

Special Extra

Sprinkle with chopped fresh tarragon before baking as directed.


Prepare using lean ground beef.

How to Purchase Eggplant

Eggplant with fewer seeds have the best flavor and tend to be less bitter tasting. When purchasing, choose small- or medium-sized eggplant, since large, over-mature ones are likely to contain more seeds. Avoid eggplants that are too soft.


  • 8 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low sodium

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 2 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (M)
  • 2-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The eggplant takes center stage in this flavorful low-calorie low-sodium main dish.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 340
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 7g
Protein 17g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews