This main dish is a healthy and creative way to use Eggplant!
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Eggplant “boats” are created by cutting the eggplants in half and then filling with organic vegetables, aromatic fresh herbs and organic grass-fed ground beef.
- 1 large eggplant
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 1 cup spinach, chopped
- 2 cloves, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
- 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped
- Salt/ pepper
- 1 pound free-range grass-fed organic ground beef
- ¼ cup tomato paste
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cut eggplant in half lengthwise. Remove pulp leaving ½ inch of the outer shell. Dice the pulp.
- Sauté the onions, garlic and meat until almost done, add the mushrooms, diced eggplant pulp, spinach, fresh herbs, salt and pepper and continue to sauté an additional 2 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and remove from stove.
- Brush the inside of the eggplant shell with olive oil
- Spoon mixture into eggplant shell and drizzle olive oil on top. Cover and bake for 45 minutes.