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Eggplant Surprise

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This Eggplant Surprise is indeed a big surprise when it comes to taste. One of the few really tasty eggplant dishes that I've ever tasted, this dish will always remain my favorite accompaniment with rice and pasta dishes. Just try and let me know if you like this Eggplant Surprise !
  Eggplant 1 Medium, peeled and cubed
  Tomatoes 6 Medium, peeled and cut into medium pieces
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped and sauteed
  Mushrooms 1 Pound, washed, cut and sauteed
  Bay leaves 2
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1 Dash
  Grated cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Cook eggplant in boiling water, covered, for 5 minutes until soft.
Cook onion and mushrooms.
Combine eggplant, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, bay leaves in large frying pan (electric one works well).
Add salt, pepper, garlic and parsley.
Simmer for 20 minutes until tomatoes are well cooked.
Drain some of the excess water off if there is a lot (some eggplants are very watery).
Transfer to small baking dish (9x9) and sprinkle with grated cheese.
Put under broiler until cheese is bubbly.
Serves 4 as a side dish, 2 as a main dish.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 852 Calories from Fat 357

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g62.2%

Saturated Fat 24.9 g124.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.1 mg40.4%

Sodium 1298.2 mg54.1%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.5 g118.1%

Sugars 43.9 g

Protein 51 g101.7%

Vitamin A 168.1% Vitamin C 223%

Calcium 99.7% Iron 37.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Eggplant Surprise Recipe