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Imam Bayildi

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Imam Bayildi is a Turkish delicacy. Imam Bayildi gets its taste from vegetables flavored by pepper and parsley. Imam Bayildi is inspired many food chains worldwide.
Ingredients
  Eggplants 4 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 , coarsely chopped
  Tomatoes 4 Small, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Finely chopped almonds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cut the eggplants into halves lengthwise; score the surface, crosswise, leaving shell intact.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Saute the eggplant halves in hot oil in a skillet until the meat can be scooped out easily with a spoon.
Remove from skillet.
Add onion, two thirds of the sliced tomatoes, garlic, chopped parsley and scooped out eggplant pieces to oil in skillet and cook several minutes.
Season with salt, pepper, sugar and bay leaf (to be removed later).
Finally, stir in the chopped almonds.
Stuff eggplant shells with this mixture.
Arrange in a well greased ovenproof dish, cover with the remaining tomato slices and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
Bake in a moderately hot oven (375-400°F or 190-200°C) about 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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