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Sweet Stuffed Japanese Eggplants

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Category: Holiday, Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 8 Japanese eggplants
  • 1 tb Canola oil
  • 1 1/2 c Onion; minced
  • 1 md Red bell pepper; chopped
  • 1 c Vegetable stock or water
  • 1 tb Gingerroot; minced
  • 2/3 c Tomato sauce
  • 2 tb Dark brown sugar
  • 2 tb Raisins
  • 1/3 c Almonds; sliced, blanched
  • 1 ts Salt, or to taste
  • 1 tb Curry powder, or to taste


Preheat oven to 350 deg. Spray a 9- by 13-inch baking pan with cooking

Make a deep lengthwise slit in each eggplant, but don't cut all the way
through. Set aside.

To make stuffing, heat oil in alarge skillet and saute onion and bell
pepper until soft, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, stir and
simmer for 2 minutes.

Spread a thin layer of stuffing on bottom of baking pan. 'spoon remaining
stuffing into the cut of each eggplant and place each stuffed egplant on
top of stuffing layer in baking dish. Cover pan with foil.
Bake 25 minutes. Uncover, and bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or
until eggplants are tender. Serve over rice. Serves 8.

Per serving: 85 cal; 2 g prot; 4 g fat; 12 g carb; 0 chol; 10 mg sod; 2 g
fiber; vegan

Source; Vegetarian Times, Jan 94/MM by DEEANN

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