Mousakas Patates (Moussaka Potatoes)

Course : Greek
Serves: 6
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3 pounds potatoes
1 2/3 cups oil
1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup onion -- chopped
1 1/2 pounds tomatoes -- peeled, strained or
1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste diluted with:
1 cup water
80 milliliters garlic
1/2 cup parsley -- chopped
1 cup cheese -- grated
1 package bread crumbs

Preparation / Directions:

Clean and peel potatoes; cut into thin round slices. Fry in oil, then season with salt and pepper. Sauté onion to a light golden color in the pan in which you fried the potatoes, and add to them the tomatoes (or paste w/water), garlic, parsley, and salt and pepper; cook about20 min., until you have a thick sauce. Remove from heat. Add to the sauce 3/4 cup of the cheese and 3 tbs. bread crumbs. Oil a medium-size baking lightly. Spread layer of the potatoes in it; cover with part of the sauce. Top with another layer of potatoes and sauce. Repeat until all is used; sprinkle with remaining cheese and additional bread crumbs; dribble a little oil over the top, and bake in preheated oven at 375F. for about30 min.

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