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Muir Glen Organic Tomato Puree -- 28 fl oz

Muir Glen Organic Tomato Puree
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Muir Glen Organic Tomato Puree -- 28 fl oz

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Muir Glen Organic Tomato Puree Description

  • Harvested For Peak Flavor
  • USDA Organic
  • Project Verified Non-GMO
  • Kosher

If you've ever tasted the natural sweetness of a garden-ripe tomato right out of your hand you know the joy of tomato season. since it ends all too quickly, every summer for decades our organic farmers harvest sun-drenched tomatoes for California's Central Valley. Then we can them within hours so you can savor summer's memory all year long. It's how we bring flavor to food one tomato at a time.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (63 g)
Servings per Container: About 12
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
   Calories from Fat0*
Total Fat0 g0%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g*
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium10 mg1%
Total Carbohydrate5 g2%
   Dietary Fiber1 g4%
   Sugars3 g*
Protein1 g*
Vitamin A8%
Vitamin C10%
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Organic tomato puree (water, organic tomato paste), citric acid.
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Traditional Moussaka with Zucchini

Greek moussaka — the layered casserole of eggplant, potato, meat sauce and cheesy béchamel — is about as delicious as Mediterranean comfort food gets. This recipe mixes in zucchini for a denser vegetable base layer. The scent of cinnamon, oregano, ginger and red wine in the tomato-based sauce will spark appetites and memories. Moussaka is traditionally served in large pieces, undoubtedly to reward the cravings that the aromas arouse. Greek moussaka casserole on white plate next to clear glass dish on blue napkin |

Traditional Moussaka with Zucchini

  • 2 lbs. eggplant (thinly sliced)
  • 1-½ lbs. white potato (thinly sliced)
  • 1 lb. zucchini (thinly sliced)
  • Salt
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1-1/2 lbs. ground beef or lamb
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • ½ tsp. ginger
  • ¼ tsp. allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 large yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 serrano pepper (chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • ¾ cup red wine
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. Better than Bouillon Beef Base
  • 1 cup water

Béchamel Sauce

  • 4 oz. butter
  • 4 oz. flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (or hard cheese of choice)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper
  • ¼ tsp. grated nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle eggplant with salt and place between paper towels for 15 minutes to draw out moisture.
  3. On roasting pan, arrange eggplant and spray evenly with olive oil; roast for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. In large pan over medium-high heat, add beef/lamb, cinnamon, oregano, ginger, allspice, cayenne, salt and pepper and brown for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  5. To pan, add onion and bell pepper and sauté 5 minutes. Add serrano pepper and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes, then stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Stir meat into pepper and onion mixture, add red wine and cook for 5 minutes, until reduced and wine is almost evaporated.
  7. Add tomato puree, bring to boil then reduce to simmer. Add sugar, bouillon and water, stir to combine. Let simmer.
  8. In 3-quart baking dish, layer potato first, then zucchini, followed by half of eggplant. Add beef mixture, then top with remaining eggplant.
  9. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  10. To make béchamel sauce, in saucepan over medium heat, melt butter then stir in flour until well combined.
  11. Slowly whisk in milk and stir until thickened, 5-10 minutes. Add salt, bay leaf, nutmeg and pepper. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Whisk in egg yolks. Once well combined, pour over eggplant in baking dish.
  12. Bake for 45 minutes. Let rest 20 minutes before serving.

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