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Doreen's Eggplant Casserole

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1 ½ lbs ground beef
½ teasp rosemary
½ teasp oregano
½ teasp basil
1 teasp salt
½ teasp pepper
1 eggplant
1 onion, thinly sliced
8 oz sliced mushrooms
16 oz. Cottage cheese, small curd
3 eggs
8 oz shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

Preheat oven to 400

Brown the meat until crumbly; drain off any fat. Add rosemary, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Set aside.

Spray 13x9x2 inch casserole dish with cooking spray

Slice the eggplant in ¼ inch slices, quarter and lay in bottom of casserole dish. Top with the meat mixture. Plaace the onion slices on top of the meat. Add a layer of mushrooms.

Beat the cottage cheese with the eggs. Spoon over the casserole. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Bake at 400 for 1 hour uncovered.

Per serving:Calories: 241, fat 13 grams, Carbohydrate 7g, Dietary Fiber 2g for a net 5 carbs.

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I am curious about this recipe- it sounds delish. the only thing is I am not at the stage where I can eat cottage cheese yet- do you think it could be substituted, perhaps with something like cream cheese or sour cream?

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