Small eggplants get stuffed with a cheesy tomato filling in this oven-baked side dish. Delicious as is, this easy-to-make recipe can reinvent itself by being prepared with different beans and cheese.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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2 small eggplants (1-1/2 lb./675 g), ends trimmed, cut lengthwise in half
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 cup shredded carrots
3/4 cup slivered red onions
1 cup cooked lentils
1 cup Cracker Barrel Crumbled Herb & Garlic Feta Cheese
3/4 cup Heinz Tomato Juice
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh parsley
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 450ºF.
Brush cut sides of eggplants with oil; place, cut sides down, on parchment-covered baking sheet.
Bake 20 min. or until slightly softened; cool 5 min. Reduce oven temperature to 400ºF.
Scoop out eggplant centres, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells. Chop eggplant flesh; reserve for later use. Return eggplant shells, cut sides up, to baking sheet.
Add carrots, onions and chopped eggplant to large skillet sprayed with cooking spray; cook on medium heat 3 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
Add lentils, cheese, tomato juice, bread crumbs and oregano; mix well. Spoon into eggplant shells.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
This is a great side to serve with cooked chicken or beef.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 14 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 560 mg
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fibre 10 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 13 g
4 servings, 1 stuffed eggplant shell (310 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.