Wash and slice eggplants legthwise, place on tray and sprinkle with salt, leave for 30 minutes. In pan, preheat oil, add minced onions., garlic and bayleaves. Add ground beef. Cook until meat is no longer pink, season with salt and pepper. Add tomato sauce and cook for 5 minutes until dry. Take off heat amd add 1 cup breadcrumbs, mix well. Set aside. Rinse eggplant and dry with paper towels. Put on baking tray and spray with oil. Bake for 10 minutes. Set aside.In pyrex dish sprinkle remaining 1 cup of breadcrumbs. Lay eggplant on bottom. Top with meat mixture then sprinkle with cheese. Continue layering until done. Pour bechamel over and bake for 30 minutes in a preheated 350 degrees farenheit oven.
ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR 1/4 cup
MILK 2 cups
EGGS, beaten 3 pieces
GRATED CHEESE 1 cup
Heat oil in pot, add flour, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Add milk and add to flour-oil mixture while whisking. Continue cooking until thick and smooth. Take off heat and add beaten eggs and grated cheese. Whisk until smooth and use.