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Stuffed eggplant

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Last night I made a modified version of this stuffed eggplant from www.prouditaliancook.com/2013/
01/stuffed-eggplant-with-s
pinach-and-artichoke.html

It was pretty good, but I'm sure it would have been heavenly if I'd used ricotta. Some tomato sauce would have been good too. As it is, I did use a little bit of grated Romano - so sue me! I'm half Italian, and a big fan of Italian cooking, so this recipe called out to me. I think it was a dare. "Can you make me and still follow E2L?"

Heck yes!
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Original ingredient list:
- 3 eggplants
- 12oz bag of frozen artichoke hearts
- 1 heaping cup of ricotta cheese
- 1 chopped roasted red pepper
- 1 cup of fresh chopped baby spinach
- a heaping 1/2 cup of grated romano cheese
- 1 shallot
- 3 minced garlic cloves
- olive oil, salt & pepper
- chopped parsley and basil.

Instead of the ricotta, I used overcooked (mashed) lentils (started with 1/2 c dry) and some nutritional yeast that I didn't measure, of course. 2 to 4 Tbsp? Sorry…

So, to recap… I think tomato sauce would have been good; the artichokes seemed dry, maybe they were just old, but they seemed to want a little sauce (or ricotta). In any case, they were good, and the recipe is a keeper.


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CAMEY13 6/19/2013 2:10PM

    So how long did you bake it?



http://recipes.aarp
.org/recipes/stuffed-eggplant-b
asilicata-style

Try this one.

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LOSINGLINNDY 6/18/2013 4:06PM

    Did you use the inside of the eggplant in the filling? I would like to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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CHRISTASP 6/18/2013 3:37PM

    Another recipe that I'm saving. thank you!

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3016DEBRA 6/18/2013 12:41PM

  Looks YUMMY!!! emoticon

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CRAFTINWIFE 6/18/2013 12:17PM

    Yum!

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DS9KIE 6/18/2013 9:02AM

    wow wee that looks good (I wonder if I could pull that recipe off)

I agree some tomato sauce sounds good with this. If you have left overs maybe you could make some. sometime just a little tomato sauce and some spices might work.

oh hey don't sweat the little bit of dairy.

your pictures are awesome

Comment edited on: 6/18/2013 9:03:02 AM

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CARL-ASCHLUGE 6/18/2013 7:53AM

    Looks good, and healthy!

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CAPECODBABE 6/18/2013 7:40AM

    You can use cottage cheese instead of ricotta. And yes, tomato sauce sounds great...

You are starting to sound like a real cook in your blogs.

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GARDENCHRIS 6/18/2013 7:20AM

    looks good ...... and it is green ..... so maybe you'll get over your green smoothies! lol

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