Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Really very tasty and a bit different.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet or flameproof casserole over medium high heat.
  2. Cook cumin seed 15 seconds or until dark brown.
  3. Stir in fennel(if using) and pepper.
  4. Immediately add onions and garlic sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden.
  5. Stir in next three ingredients.
  6. Add eggplant and reduce heat to medium.
  7. Sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until eggplant softens.
  8. Stir in tomatoes and simmer 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  9. Stir in beans.
  10. Sprinkle with cheese.
  11. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes or until sauce thickens and cheese has melted.
  12. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  13. Serve with Beaujolais, Fumé Blanc or Chiantí.

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