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This delicious Cheesy Stuffed Eggplant Recipe is easy to make, vegetarian and very cheesy. The eggplant is roasted for extra flavor. Perfect as a side dish.

Cheesy Stuffed Eggplant Recipe

This delicious Cheesy Stuffed Eggplant Recipe is easy to make, vegetarian and very cheesy. The eggplant is roasted for extra flavor. Perfect as a side dish.
Course Side
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 148 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

For Eggplants

  • 2 Medium Eggplants
  • 2 Teaspoons of olive oil
  • Salt + Pepper

For Filling

  • 1/2 cup Crushed Tomatoes from a can
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 3/4 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • Salt + Pepper

Topping

  • Fresh basil chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil
  3. Cut the eggplants in half
  4. Score the meat of the eggplant in a crisscross pattern being careful not to cut through the skin
  5. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper
  6. Roast the eggplant in the oven for 30 minutes
  7. Remove from oven and let them cool
  8. When the eggplant cools, remove the filling with a spoon leaving a bit of pulp to ensure they are strong enough to be stuffed
  9. Cube the filling and place it in a bowl
  10. Add the tomatoes, salt, pepper and garlic
  11. In a baking dish, add a bit of the crushed tomatoes on the bottom
  12. Place the eggplants on top
  13. Stuff them with the filling
  14. Place the cheese on top
  15. Bake for 20-15 minutes or until the cheese has completely melted
  16. Top with basil
  17. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Stuffed Eggplant Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 176mg8%
Potassium 629mg18%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 8.1mg10%
Calcium 137mg14%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.