Eggplant (Aubergine) & Olive Truffles (Vegetarian Meatballs

Recipe by kleigh83
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • preheat oven to 450*F.
  • cut the eggplant in half lengthwise and brush with olive oil.
  • roast in the preheated oven for about 30 min, until golden and completely soft.
  • let cool.
  • peel off the skin (you can discard this) and chop the rest of the eggplant finely.
  • reduce oven temp to 400*F.
  • mix the eggplant, pine nuts, olives, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, egg, and 6tbs of the parmesan cheese together in a bowl.
  • let rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • grease a large cookie sheet.
  • form the mixture into bite sized balls and put on cookie sheet.
  • top each one with a pinch of the remaining parmesan cheese.
  • bake for 15-20 min until golden and puffed up.
  • serve hot.
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