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Stuffed Eggplants Greek Style

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Stuffed Eggplants Greek Style makes a great main dish. The blend of flavors in this recipe is quite unique. Stuffed Eggplants Greek Style is an easy to make dish and can add a lot of variation to your meal spread. This recipe is something you should not miss.
  Eggplants 2 Large
  Wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely sliced
  Lean ground lamb 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Pinch
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely minced
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mature hard cheese 6 Tablespoon, grated
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Bechamel sauce 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Grated mature hard cheese 3 Tablespoon

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2 Lightly oil a shallow, ovenproof dish.
3 In a large pot, heat plenty of salted water.
4 Trim off the ends of the eggplants.
5 Wash and dry them; cut lengthwise in half.
6 Scoop out the flesh, leaving a layer about 1/4 in thick next to the skin.
7 Add 2 tbsp wine vinegar to the boiling salted water.
8 Blanch the hollowed eggplants in it for 5 minutes.
9 Drain well.
10 On a clean cloth or tilted chopping board, arrange upside down.

11 In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 cup olive oil.
12 Fry the onion gently for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
13 When it is very tender and has started to brown, add the meat and fry for 1 minute, using a wooden spoon to prevent it from forming lumps as it cooks.
14 Add the chopped flesh scooped out of the eggplants.
15 Cook over low heat, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
16 Season with salt and freshly ground pepper, adding a pinch of chili powder if desired.
17 In a bowl, mix the garlic and parsley.
18 Stir into the meat mixture.
19 Add in the tomato sauce.
20 Keep stirring over low heat for 2 minutes to blend and thicken the mixture.
21 Remove from the heat and stir in the grated cheese.
22 Taste and correct the seasoning if necessary.
23 Fill the eggplant skins with the meat and vegetable mixture, smoothing the surface.
24 Arrange in the prepared ovenproof dish.
25 Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
26 In a bowl, combine the béchamel sauce with the egg yolks and remaining grated cheese.
27 Return to a very low heat to cook, stirring gently, for a few seconds; do not allow to boil.

28 On individual serving plates, arrange the baked eggplants.
29 Pass the sauce along.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 612 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.5%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 159.7 mg53.2%

Sodium 872.8 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A 35.9% Vitamin C 55.1%

Calcium 47.8% Iron 19.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Eggplants Greek Style Recipe