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Meat Filled Eggplant



Ingredients

  • 1/3 lb lean mince meat
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbs tomato paste
  • 14.5 oz diced tomato
  • Herbs – Sage, mixed Italian herbs, thyme, basil, cumin ground (small amount), cinnamon (small amount)
  • 1 eggplant cut in half
  • 1 cup lettuce
Meat Filled Eggplant
Meat Filled Eggplant

Instructions

  1. Place eggplant halves in a dish and bake in a pre-heated 180degree Celsius oven for 15-20 minutes, or until soft.
  2. While the eggplant is in the oven prepare the meat by frying the onion and garlic in a pan until browned. Remove from the pan and cook the mince meat, stirring so there are no big lumps.
  3. When the meat is cooked, return the onion and garlic to the pan along with herbs (to taste). Add tomato paste and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the diced tomatoes and leave to simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  4. When the eggplant is ready, use a fork to scrape the inside of the eggplant until mushy, Place the meat on top of the eggplant half and serve with lettuce.
Meat Filled Eggplant
Meat Filled Eggplant

Categories:   Eating Pegan

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