Mussaka’a (Eggplant, Tomato, and Beef Stew)

If you’ve been following along, you know that I was recently gifted a bounty from my in-laws’ garden. This included three Japanese eggplants and two Italian eggplants. I still have plans for the Italian eggplants, but this morning I transformed the three Japanese eggplants into the most amazing beef tomato stew that I’ve ever tasted….