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Easy Faux Greek Moussaka

ευκολοσ Μουσακασ - mussaka
Easy Faux Greek Moussaka

Easy Faux Greek Moussaka

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 2 votes

Indulge in the rich flavors of Greece with our Easy Faux Greek Moussaka. Effortlessly crafted, this recipe unveils layers of perfectly baked potatoes, a savory ground beef mixture, and a crown of meltable cheese. Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or a busy home chef, savor the taste of tradition without the fuss. Elevate your culinary repertoire with this delightful creation that brings the magic of Greek Moussaka to your table.

Course: Main dishCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 kg Potatoes

  • 800 g Ground Beef

  • 2 Onions, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped

  • 1/2 bunch Parsley, finely chopped

  • 230 g Mushrooms, chopped (1 can)

  • 200 g Tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 150 g Olive Oil

  • 400 g Meltable Cheese

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Paprika

  • Thyme

Recipe directions

  • For the Potatoes
  • In a baking dish (25×35 cm), spray a little olive oil and sprinkle some salt.
  • Peel and slice the potatoes into half-centimeter thick slices. Arrange a layer of potatoes, slightly overlapping each other. Season with salt, pepper, paprika, and thyme. Finally, spray with a little olive oil.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and bake for half an hour.
  • For the Ground Beef
  • Heat a pan and add olive oil. Add finely chopped onions, minced garlic, and sauté.
  • Add the ground beef and continue sautéing. Then add finely chopped parsley, mushrooms, season with salt and pepper, and add the finely chopped tomato.
  • Mix well and wait for excess moisture to evaporate.
  • To Assemble
  • Pour the ground beef mixture over the baked potatoes and spread it evenly.
  • Top it with grated meltable cheese.
  • Bake for an additional 40 minutes in the oven at 200 Celsius (390 F).
  • Allow the dish to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

9 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 36.2g 56%
    • Saturated Fat 13.7g 65%
  • Cholesterol 126mg 42%
  • Sodium 347mg 15%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 778mg 23%
  • Total Carbohydrate 17.5g 6%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.2g 8%
    • Sugars 2.7g
  • Protein 41.8g 82%
  • Calcium 398%
  • Iron 19%
  • Vitamin D 97%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.