Turkish Stuffed Eggplant (Aubergine)

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

This savory recipe can also be made with zucchini or yellow squash instead of eggplant. Points 1.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray large shallow baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Scoop out flesh from eggplants, cut into chunks and reserve.
  4. Sprinkle inside of eggplant shells evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  5. Place upside down on paper towels; let stand 15 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, spray large skillet with cooking spray.
  7. Cook garlic and onion over medium-high heat until browned, about 10 minutes.
  8. Add tomatoes, reserved eggplant flesh and allspice.
  9. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until eggplant is just tender, about 10 minutes.
  10. Stir in parsley, lemon juice, remaining salt and pepper.
  11. Pat eggplant shells dry with paper towels.
  12. Spoon eggplant mixture loosely into shells.
  13. Place filled shells in prepared baking dish.
  14. Cover with foil and bake until shells are tender, about 40 minutes.
  15. Remove foil; sprinkle tops evenly with feta cheese.
  16. Bake for 10 more minutes, then serve.

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