Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants – Eggplant Boats Recipe

Eggplant Boats

Delicious result of my quick and spontaneous cooking: mushroom bulgur stuffed eggplants or eggplant boats . Eggplants happen to be my most favorite veggies and I normally have them in my fridge year around. I love them roasted, fried , cooked or grilled. And if you didn’t know, it’s also one of the healthiest and most nutritious veggies . So keep that in mind and try including that delicious vegetable in your daily diet .

I’ve made quite a few dishes with eggplants and would recommend to check them out  on My YouTube

Not too many ingredients for this recipe, so I’ll go ahead and put down quick instructions and ingredients. Hope you’ll try and love it!




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Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

Ingredients 

Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

1 medium size eggplant , about a pound or less

3-4 tbs olive oil, may need a bit more for drizzling the pan and eggplants before roasting

1 small onion, sliced into semicircles,1 small pack of mushrooms, white or crimini , sliced into halves or quarters

1 medium tomato, cubed ( I used 3-4 tbs canned tomatoes), you’ll need a bit more for drizzling the pan

½ tbs red pepper paste, I have a tutorial on this

4-5 mini bell peppers or half a regular size pepper, sliced

3-4 tbs bulgur ( for gluten free version use pre cooked quinoa)




1 garlic clove minced

Freshly chopped mixed herbs: parsley, dill, cilantro, basil , about 2-3 tbs

Salt , pepper, coriander, cumin and turmeric to taste

3-4 oz mozzarella, optional

Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

Directions 

Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

Preheat the oven to 480°-500°F

Slice the eggplant in half and remove the inside meat , and chop into small pieces , refer to your YouTube video for more instructions

Lightly sprinkle with salt and olive oil and place in the oven to roast , 10-15 minutes or until slightly golden color

Into a preheated skillet add 2-3 tbs oil, onions, chopped eggplants, mushrooms, peppers and sauté until slightly cooked, don’t overcook

Stir in tomatoes, red pepper paste and bulgur

If the mixture is too dry add ¼ cup water or broth ,I didn’t add it

Mix in the garlic, add spices and seasonings




Lastly add chopped herbs

The stuffing is ready

Stuff the eggplant boats and place on a baking pan drizzled with oil and tomato sauce or chopped tomatoes

Return to the oven for 7-10 minutes

Sprinkle with mozzarella if desired and enjoy your Eggplant Boats

Bon appetite!

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Mushrooms Bulgur Stuffed Eggplants - Eggplant Boats Recipe

One Comment

  1. Hello, Thank you so much for all of your wonderful recipes! They’re all so scrumptious and full of flavor and beautifully presented! ❤

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