Baked Aubergine (Eggplant) Balls

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 18 balls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Grease a baking sheet.
  • Heat a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Pour in olive oil and saute garlic just until lightly browned.
  • Mix in eggplant and water.
  • Reduce heat to low and cover skillet.
  • Allow eggplant to steam until soft, about 20 minutes.
  • Place eggplant in a large bowl and allow to cool slightly.
  • Mix cheese, parsley, eggs, and bread crumbs into eggplant.
  • Stir with a wooden spoon or your hands until ingredients are thoroughly combined and mixture can be rolled into balls.
  • Add more bread crumbs as needed to make mixture workable.
  • Refrigerate mixture for 15 minutes, then roll into balls or form into patties.
  • Place eggplant balls on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
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