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Cheesy stuffed Aubergines

ingredients

serves 4
2 aubergines, stalks removed, halved lengthways
50 g (2 oz) ham, chopped
15 ml (1 tbsp) chopped parsley
1 tomato, skinned and chopped
50 g (2 oz) fresh breadcrumbs
1/2 onion, skinned and grated
salt and freshly ground pepper
175 g (6 oz) cheddar cheese, grated
chopped parsley, to garnish

method

1. Scoop out the flesh of the aubergines to leave a 5 mm (1/4 inch) shell. Roughly chop the flesh.

2. Make the stuffing by combining the ham, parsley, tomato, breadcrumbs, onion, seasoning and 50 g (2 oz) cheese with the aubergine flesh.

3. Place the aubergine shells in a baking dish and fill with the mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and cover with foil.

4. Bake in the oven at 200°C (400°F) mark 6 for 20 minutes, then uncover and cook for a further 5 - 10 minutes until crisp and golden. Serve hot, garnished with chopped parsley.

What did you think?

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Serving
posted by archaj @ 01:32PM, 1/22/10
The dish seems really good. I am yet to try it, but was curious about what to serve this with. any suggestions?
Serving reply
posted by Pix @ 10:34AM, 4/22/10
Potato wedges, rice or couscous u can never go wrong with :)
Wow!
posted by Anna @ 06:27AM, 6/15/10
Absolutely superb, thanks! insted of ham I used sausage, but it worked great!!!
Yum
posted by Mapo @ 01:46AM, 8/26/10
This is sooooo tasty. To make it vegetarian I substituted mushrooms for the ham. Taaaasty!
Yummy!
posted by ia @ 10:50AM, 8/28/10
This is truly delicious. I made this vegetarian too. But I just left out the ham and breadcrumbs. Instead of cheddar cheese, I used halloumi which worked even better.
Yum!
posted by Rach @ 03:23PM, 4/24/11
Really simple and tasted great!
Delicious!
posted by Latifa @ 03:42PM, 8/08/11
I absolutely loved this dish! i'm not a big fan of aubergine but i had a couple and instead of letting them go to waste i made this and i also substituted the ham for chopped sausage and it was superb! served it with Potato wedges as a fast breaking meal (Iftar)
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