Cookbook:Baked Eggplant

Baked Eggplant
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Try this recipe for a festive Friday night meal.

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  1. Cut eggplants in half lengthwise, leaving a ¼-inch (0.5 cm) rind.
  2. Scoop out flesh using a curved serrated grapefruit knife, and coarsely chop it.
  3. Place chopped eggplant into a large, deep skillet or flat-bottomed wok.
  4. Rub inside of eggplant shells with olive oil and set aside on a baking sheet.
  5. Add mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, garlic, salt, cinnamon, pepper, and olive oil to skillet, and sauté 5 to 10 minutes until soft but still chunky.
  6. Place eggplant shells under the broiler, and broil 3 inches (7.5 cm) from heat source for 8–12 minutes, until fork tender (be careful not to burn).
  7. Remove from heat source and set aside.
  8. Coarsely grind walnuts, add to skillet along with capers and tomato paste, and mix well.
  9. Fill eggplant shells with sautéed mixture and top with tomato slices.
  10. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  11. Bake uncovered at 375°F for 25–35 minutes.