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Crisp stuffed aubergines, on a plate

Velvety stuffed aubergines

An easy dish consisting of ground meat and some veg aubergines (eggplants), a super delicious and healthy dish.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine European Cuisine, Mediterranean
Keyword stuffed aubergines, stuffed eggplant dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 452kcal


  • ovenproof dish
  • chopping board


  • 3 medium aubergines (organic)
  • 300 g mince meat low fat
  • 400 g tomato passata (organic)
  • 100 g cheddar cheese (optional) grated
  • 1/2 small carrot (organic)
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (organic)
  • 1 onion (organic)
  • 1/2 leek (organic)
  • 1 egg (organic)
  • herbs


  • Preheat the oven at 180 C (fan assisted) 200 C gas mark 5.
  • Wash the aubergines and cut lengthwise. Scoop out some of its flesh with the help of a spoon leaving an edge of 1/2 cm all around. Sprinkle some salt inside the aubergine and put aside for few minutes. Repeat this with all aubergines.
  • Put the flesh as it is in a bowl and sprinkle salt on. Put aside for a while.
  • Chop the onion and the leek finely and sweat it for 5 min with a sprinkle of salt.
  • In a bowl, put the mince meat the egg, a pinch salt (not too much as the aubergine flesh as well as aubergines and onions have some already) pepper, curry powder, finely grated carrot. Mix well.
  • Squeeze the aubergine flesh of any juices and chop finely. Add to the meat mix.
  • Turn the aubergine halves face down for 2 min so all juices inside.
  • Add the onion and the leek to meat mixture and mix well.
  • Stuff the aubergines, pour over the top some tomato juice and place in the preheated oven. You can sprinkle a generous amount of grated cheese over it.


Slices of stuffed aubergine on a white plate


Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 604mg | Potassium: 906mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 1618IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 2mg