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Eggplant stuffed peppers

Eggplant stuffed peppers are a vegan dish made with roasted bell peppers filled with a flavorful mixture of eggplant, rice, fire roasted tomatoes, and spices. It is easy to prepare and tastes delicious, especially when served with a salad or soup.

1 medium-sized eggplant, cut into 1" thickness 8 oz fire roasted tomatoes (canned or fresh) 3 bell peppers 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika

INGREDIENTS

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 cup cooked rice 2 tablespoons minced cilantro 2 tablespoons sliced olives 1/4 cup finely chopped green onion

INGREDIENTS

Preheat oven to 400°F. Slice peppers in half, remove stem and seeds. Place on baking tray, sliced side up, and bake for 25-30 mins until tender.

STEP 1

1

In a pan, cook eggplant cubes until tender. Remove from pan. In the same pan, stir in tomatoes, cooked rice, spices, and salt. Stir until liquid evaporates.

STEP 2

2

Toss cooked eggplant, green onion, and olives. Stir gently to combine. Spoon filling into baked pepper halves.

STEP 3

3

Sprinkle minced cilantro over stuffed peppers. Bake for 20 mins until edges turn brown. Serve with salad or soup and enjoy!

STEP 4

4

1. Properly prepping the eggplant ensures a delicious result. 2. Roasting the stuffed peppers adds a delightful smoky flavor.

COOKING TIPS

1. Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers: Filled with the delicious combination of eggplant, couscous, and feta cheese, these stuffed peppers bring a taste of the Mediterranean to the table. 2. Eggplant Parmesan: A classic Italian dish that combines breaded and fried eggplant slices with tomato sauce and melted cheese, creating a hearty and flavorful meal. 3. Ratatouille: A traditional French dish that incorporates eggplant, bell peppers, zucchini, and tomatoes, cooked to perfection and seasoned with herbs de Provence.

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