Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant Recipe

Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant Recipe
Photo Credit: http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/10/lebanese-style-stuffed-eggplant/
Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant is a tempting food that makes an ideal dish to be served on wedding and New Year. Learn how to make/prepare Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant by following this easy recipe.
Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 90 Minutes
Difficulty Difficult
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 5
  • 500 g Ground Lamb
  • 1 medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium Eggplant
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • 285 g Tomatoes, canned
  • 1 tsp Pine Nuts, chopped
  • Oil, as required
How to make Lebanese Stuffed Eggplant:
  • Peel eggplant and then cut it into quarters, lengthwise.
  • Brush it with vegetable oil and keep it in a baking pan. Bake it till it turns light brown in color.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute ground lamb in it, along with onions, salt, pepper, cinnamon and nuts, until it is medium cooked.
  • Remove from the flame.
  • Now, make a slit in each quarter of eggplant and stuff it with meat mixture.
  • Pour tomato juice over it and cover it with aluminum foil.
  • Bake the prepared egg plant for 1 hour, at 375 degrees C.
  • Serve hot with Lebanese Rice.