Eggplant Stuffed with Beef Recipe

This yummy baked eggplant dish is great for a weekend dinner with friends and family. We hope you will enjoy it!

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Beef Stuffed Eggplant Recipe

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July 25, 2016

This yummy baked eggplant dish is great for a weekend dinner with friends and family.


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  • Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients

2 eggplants (about 8 to 12 ounces each), cut in half lengthwise

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 pound ground beef

2 cups sliced red and green bell peppers

2 cups sliced mushrooms

1 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons chopped garlic

1/4 cup water

Pinch paprika

Chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1Preheat oven to 450°F.

2Spray baking dish with non stick cooking spray.

3Place eggplant halves facing up in baking dish.

4Prick cut sides with fork in approximately 8 places.

5Sprinkle each eggplant slice with 1/4 teaspoon salt and then Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes.

6Meanwhile, spray a large nonstick skillet with non-stick cooking spray.

7Cook garlic and black pepper over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring lightly.

8Add beef; cook and stir 5-10 minutes or until ready.

9Add bell peppers; cook 5 minutes.

10Add mushrooms; cook 5 minutes.

11Add water; stir and cover.

12Remove from heat.

13Remove eggplant from oven and allow it cool 5-8 minutes.

14Mash the eggplant centers with fork, but avoid breaking the out shells.

15On each half place one fourth of the beef mixture; blend with mashed eggplant.

16Cover with foil and bake 15 minutes.

17Serve garnished with paprika and parsley if you like.

Nutrition:
One stuffed Eggplant
Calories: 195, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 42 mg, Sodium: 348 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Exchanges per serving:
2 1/2 Vegetable, 2 1/2 Meat.

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