Stuffed Eggplant (Aubergine)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut eggplant in half, scoop out the pulp, leaving a 1/2 inch shell. Chop the flesh finely.
- Heat 2 tablespoons water in a skillet over medium heat. Cook chopped eggplant for about 1 minute. Stir in onion, garlic, and parsley, and cook until tender. Transfer to a large bowl, and mix in bread crumbs, chopped olives, capers, and lemon juice. Season with basil, pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Stuff into eggplant shells.
- Top stuffed eggplants with overlapping slices of tomato. Drizzle with 4 tablespoons olive oil. Place on baking sheet.
- Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.