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Eggplant Little Shoes

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Ingredients
  Eggplants 4 Medium
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Ground beef/Lamb 1 Pound
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 can)
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.

MAKING
2) Rinse the eggplants. Parboil without peeling or chopping them in a pot of salted, boiling water for 5 minutes.
3) Take the eggplants out of the water once done. Slice them long.
4) Gently scoop out the pulp from the eggplant halves with a 1/4-inch gap from the edge.
5) In a saucepan, melt butter. Toss in the onion and garlic and saute for about 3 minutes. Next, add in the ground beef or lamb and eggplant pulp.
6) Mix well till the mixture browns lightly.
7) Add in tomato sauce, cumin, parsley, salt and pepper giving the mixture another good stir.
8) On low flame, cook the mixture till all the liquid disappeared.
9) In a large, lightly greased casserole or roasting pan, arrange the eggplants. Stuff their cavities with the meat mixture.
10) In a bowl, beat together the egg, water and lemon juice. Pour the mixture over the eggplants.
11) Sprinkle the top of the eggplants with parmesan cheese.
12) Bake for about 20 minutes till the top of the mixture has browned lightly.

SERVING
13) Serve the Eggplant Little Shoes garnished with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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