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Crab Stuffed Eggplant

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Ingredients
  Eggplants 2 Medium
  Oil 6 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, sliced
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 , peeled seeded and sliced
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Pinch
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Melted butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Wipe eggplants, trim stems, cut in half lengthwise.
Score cut surface with a knife, sprinkle with salt, leave 30 minutes.
Set oven at 350°F.
Rinse eggplants with cold water to remove excess salt, and dry.
Heat oil in a heavy pan, fry eggplant, cut side down, until brown.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes on baking sheet in oven (or until tender) Cook onions in remaining oil until soft.
Add paprika, tomato paste, tomatoes, oregano, and cayenne.
Season and cook until mixture is thick.
Scoop flesh from baked eggplants, reserving the shells.
Add flesh to tomato mixture.
Cook 2 to 3 minutes.
Flake crab meat, add to pan and heat.
Pile mixture into shells, sprinkle with cheese and melted butter.
Bake at 425°F for 6 to 7 minutes.
For a change substitute crab meat with baby shrimps, mushrooms or chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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