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Stuffed Eggplant And Squash

dedemed's picture
Haven't been able to find a hit recipe yet? This meat stuffed eggplant squash recipe might be what you are looking for. This Mediterranean recipe is so tasty that I can not resist serving it as a Main Dish often.
Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mexican squash 8
  Italian eggplant 6 Small
  Tomato sauce 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Wash eggplant and squash, cut off tips. With a corer, core out the squash. For the eggplant, peel off some of the skin alternating like a zebra. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, spray egg plant and squash with olive oil spray or drizzle with olive oil and bake on a baking sheet for 15 minutes, turning over half way through cooking, set aside and let cool. In a saute pan preheat it at medium heat and add olive oil and onions, cook onions for 4-5 minutes. Next add ground beef, salt and black pepper and cook to brown meat, about 10 minutes on medium heat, after cooking set aside and let cool. Cut slit in eggplant and stuff with browned meat, next stuff squash, place them in a deep dish cooking dish, cover with tomato sauce and sprinkle with some salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and garlic powder and cook in 450 degree oven for 20 minutes. Serve with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Wondering how to cook your vegetables and meat together. The video here shows a great way of using eggplant, squash and meat is this wonderful recipe. The dish is nicely spiced up and baked to perfection. See this video to make this simple recipe that you are surely going to enjoy.

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4 Comments

aparna.priya's picture
hey Dedemed, how are you? This is one of the best non-vegetarian dishes I have come across. Can you let me know if I can use any meat or only beef will go with this recipe ?
perceptiveeye's picture
Any particular portion of beef to be used in the recipe ?
ifoodiee's picture
Very informative video dedemed..i have still not gotten the hang of getting the insides out neatly yet!!..but i guess with practice it will be fine!
aparna.priya's picture
Hi, I just wanted to tell you that I tried this stuffed recipe with lamb and it tasted so good ! Though, I haven't yet tried it with beef :)