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Eggplant Surprise

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

When I stopped at the produce stand between my house and my daughter's they had a special on eggplant, just 50 cents each instead of $1.29. So I got one.

Usually, I spray a non-stick pan with olive oil Pam cook the eggplant until soft and brown. Sometimes I add tomatoes. I really like it either of those ways. But I couldn't find a good pan or spray at my daughter's house, and I knew she would not have any tomatoes in her house -- she doesn't eat them. I hadn't brought any other veggies to eat, so I was perplexed. Hmm.

I microwaved a whole eggplant, stabbed with a fork a couple times. Then I cut it in half, tasted, and it wasn't bad. But then I added an ounce of low fat mozzarella cheese and microwaved 30 seconds more. Then added a tablespoon of sunflower seeds. I was surprised at how good it was. The other half was just as good later!
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AQUAGIRL08 10/4/2012 8:41PM

    Sounds interesting! I like eggplant occasionally but can't eat it fried. Your way sounds like a good alternative!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/4/2012 8:12AM

    I don't eat enough sunflower seeds! Way to be resourceful.

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123ELAINE456 10/4/2012 7:24AM

  Sounds good. Thanks for sharing this with us. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. En Joy Your Day. Take Care.

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GOLFGMA 10/4/2012 7:23AM

    I love eggplant. Like the suggestion for using spaghetti sauce over it. I use spaghetti sauce over french cut green beans. emoticon

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WATERMELLEN 10/3/2012 8:25PM

    That sounds really good: how inventive of you!

I enjoyed your comments on my fat kids blog . . . like you I'm a "fueller" when it comes to eating, looking for the best possible nutrition "buy" for the calorie "cost". And: gotta weigh/measure/track, probably for the rest of my days. Still, it beats gaining weight!

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GABY1948 10/3/2012 7:29PM

    Sounds DELISH! Now I have to find one! Thanks for the idea! emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 10/3/2012 5:16PM

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PMFISH 10/3/2012 5:15PM

    Thanks for sharing! What a bargain on something that is so delicious. Will have to try out your discovery.

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FLORIDAGHOST 10/3/2012 4:33PM

    Simple and delish! Wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

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DONNABRIGHT 10/3/2012 3:50PM

    Sounds good!

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MEXGAL1 10/3/2012 3:20PM

    wow, that sounds so interesting Marsha. I am going to give it a try. I love eggplant.

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MSLZZY 10/3/2012 2:56PM

    My oldest son would peel the eggplant, then cjunk
it up and pour hommade spaghetti sauce over it.
Between him and his friend, they could each eat
a large eggplant for an afternoon snack. Just
another option! HUGS!

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FROSTY99 10/3/2012 1:45PM

    I like to make eggplant lasagna-my DH prefers that to plain ole normal lasagna!

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NATPLUMMER 10/3/2012 1:35PM

    That does sound tasty.....good way to improvise.

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