Delicious Stuffed Eggplant
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Serves: 4
This Delicious Stuffed Eggplant makes a satisfying and easy dinner and it also makes a very pretty presentation for visiting guests.
  • 2 large eggplants
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 250g ground beef (Use mushrooms for a vegetarian option)
  • 1 onion, small diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 can of chopped/diced tomatoes (411g)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil or parsley
  • ¼ tsp of Italian seasoning (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Cut the eggplants into halves and season with salt, black pepper and 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Roast for about 20-30 minutes depending on the size of the eggplant.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium saute pan heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Saute the onion, pepper and garlic for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the ground beef to the pan and saute until the beef begins to brown slightly.
  7. Pour in the chopped tomatoes and herbs.
  8. Season with salt, black pepper and ¼ tsp of Italian seasoning and cook till the sauce is thick.
  9. Once the eggplant is cooked, top with some sauce and a handful of cheese.
  10. Grill till the cheese melts.
  11. Serve hot.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at