Sunday, December 23, 2012

Stuffed Eggplant with cheese

you can add a twist to the boring eggplant - try this stuffed eggplant recipe
Stuffed Eggpalnt

Prep Time - 10 min
Cooking Time - 20 min

1 eggplant
2 onions finely chopped
3 tomatoes finely chopped
16 cloves garlic finely chopped
5 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp chili flakes
salt to taste
grated mozzarella cheese

1. In a wok add 2tbsp of olive oil and add chopped onion and garlic.
Chopped Garlic

Chopped Onion

2. When the onion are little translucent add in the chopped tomatoes.
Cooked onion and garlic

Chopped Tomatoes

3. Cover the wok and allow the tomatoes to cook. Once tomatoes are cooked add in the salt, oregano and chilli flakes and mix well.the stuffing to be added to the eggplant is ready
4. To prepare the eggplant, cut the eggplant lengthwise in to two halves. Scoop the eggplant. Now brush the eggplant with olive oil and sprinkle salt.
Scooped Eggplant

5. Now cook the eggplant in the preheat oven at 180 degree Celsius for 10 mins or until tender.
Cooked Eggplant

6. To the cooked eggplant add the stuffing and top it up with grated mozzarella cheese.

Stuffing in the egggplant

7. Cooking again in the oven at 180 degree Celsius until cheese melts and enjoy a different take on the eggplant. You can enjoy the eggplant with breads or with just the stuffed eggplant with a glass of wine 

Tip - Keep a thick layer of the eggplant and do not scoop to much otherwise it will not taste good.
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