Moussaka (Low Carb)


  • 454g / 1lb lean mince – leave out for meatless and substitute lentils or mung beans
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Courgette
  • Mushroom
  • Green Pepper
  • Tin chopped tomatoes
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Paprika
  • Seasalt
  • Pepper
  • Aubergine (prepared separately)
  • 1 egg
  • 100g Philadelphia Light
  • 100g Fat Free Natural Greek Style Yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons whole grain mustard
  • Pinch of nutmeg (optional)


  • Preheat oven at 150°c 
  • In a pan sweat onions, garlic together for 15 mins in a little water.
  • Add mince and cook until brown mixing every few minutes.
  • Add in the veggies, feel free to add your own selection!
  • Add in chopped tomatoes and flavour with herbs / spices of your choice, see my choice above.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes slowly.
  • The aubergine I sliced into rounds other recipes mention to cut into long slices. I first put the slices in a pan with a little coconut oil with seasalt. Then I popped under the grill for a nice charred look! Leave to the side for layering.
  • White Sauce: Low calorie so simple and tasty! Whip the cheese, yogurt, mustard and egg together and set to side.
  • Layer with mince, then grilled aubergine, and pour white sauce on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 30-40 mins
  • Serve with salad, roasted veggies , great for batch cooking and freezing.