South Beach Diet Vegetable Moussaka
- 1 eggplant, slices 1/4 inch thick
- 2 t olive oil
- 1 onion
- 4 garlic cloves
- 1 can lentils, drained
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1/4 c chopped parsley
- 1 t oregano
- 1/4 t cinnamon
- 1/4 t salt
- 1/2 c fat free half & half
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 c grated parmesan cheese
- 1/8 t nutmeg
heat oven to 425
lightly coat eggplant slices on a baking sheet & bake until softened 20 to 25 minutes.
in saucepan, heat oil and add onion & garlic and cook 5 minutes.
add lentils, tomatoes, parsley, oregano & spices.
simmer about 20 minutes
whisk together half & half. eggs, 2 T cheese and nutmeg in separate bowl.
lightly coat an 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray & layer eggplant on bottom.
spread 1/2 of the lentil mixture on top. repeat with remaining eggplant & lentils, ending with eggplant.
pour half & half mixture on top, sprinkle with cheese & bake for 20 minutes covered and another 10 to 15 minutes longer uncovered until heated through.