Stuffed Baby Eggplant

Recipe by Maureenie
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare eggplants by slicing them in half lengthwise.
  • Scoop out the inside of the eggplant and cut into cubes.
  • Lay cubes on several paper towels and squeeze any moisture out of them by hand.
  • Boil shells in a large stockpot for 2 minutes and allow to cool.
  • Place a tablespoon of olive oil in a hot skillet. Add eggplant, onion, and garlic and saute.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir the saute mixture into the remaining ingredients and combine well. Add a second tablespoon of water if mixture is too dry. If mixture is too loose, add more bread crumbs.
  • Fill the cooled eggplant shells with the mixture.
  • Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a hot skillet. Place eggplants top side down in skillet and brown over medium heat.
  • Place browned stuffed baby eggplants in a baking dish.
  • Drizzle with remaining olive oil and bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
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