Turkish Slashed Eggplant

This Turkish Slashed Eggplant is simply irresistible and mouth-watering recipe. Try this easy to prepare Turkish Slashed Eggplant dish I am sure you will love to share it with your loved ones.

Ingredients

Onions 2 Medium
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Lean beef chuck 1 Pound , ground (or round)
Tomatoes 3 Medium
Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Japanese eggplants/2 small regular eggplants 8 , cut in 4 wedges each
Shredded romano cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

Saute onions in oil until golden.

Add beef and cook until browned.

Peel and chop tomatoes and add along with parsley, salt, pepper, garlic, and allspice.

Cover and simmer 10 minutes.

Slit eggplant lengthwise to within 1 inch of ends.

Sprinkle with salt and set aside for 20 minutes.

Wash eggplant, pat dry, and place in a baking pan.

Cover with foil and bake in a 400° oven for 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and fill each slash with stuffing.

Slice remaining tomato and garnish top of eggplant.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Pour tomato sauce around eggplant.

Cover with foil and bake in a 375° oven for 1 hour.

Uncover and broil 1 minute.

Serve hot or warm.

Contains about 310 calories per serving.

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Servings: 4