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Low carb version, not low cal, doesn't contain wheat flour.
My adaptation of a Paleo recipe.
I purchase the veggies all ready shredded and cut and just assemble this in just a few minutes.
For less fat, substitute skim milk for 2% milk. Great for Breakfast.
Konjac Spaghetti is available on line, since it is all fiber, it contains no digestible calories or carbs. It comes packed in liquid and has a somewhat unpleasant odor out of the package. It goes away with rinsing. Rinse it well and let it drain. Making your own spaghetti sauce keeps the calories and carbs low.
Konjac Noodles are just fiber, therefore they have no calories! Rinse in several changes of water, as they have a somewhat fishy odor out of package. It goes away with rinsing and then boil for about 5 minutes.
This is an exquisite Persian food that can be made with poultry or beef. I like to use it to use up my leftover holiday turkey, The prep is fairly simple, but it takes a long time to cook and can scorch so I recommend doing it in a slow cooker. If the sauce gets to thick before it gets to a dark rich brown color, add more water. It should be the consistency of a thick gravey. The meat can be cooked in the sauce, but start it earlier in the process. Raw beef cubes (1.5 x 1.5 Inches) or chicken pieces should be browned and should cook for several hours, to be very tender. Add the sweetener a bit at a time and add more or less to taste. The pomegranate molasses is quite tart and more or less can be used to taste. Adjust the sugar and pomegranate before adding any partially cooked meat or poultry. Serve over rice (not included in nutritional information).
Substituting the traditional beans with black soy beans make this high in protein and low in carbs.
This makes a 9 x 13 inch baking dish full of mousakka. I freeze individual portions in sandwich bags, or just wrap them in foil. They are easy to pack for lunches, just remove the foil or sandwich bag and zap in the microwave.
After the mousakka is refrigerated overnight, it will hold its shape when cut, thats when I just cut the portions and freeze them.