EGGPLANT MEATBALLS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant, peeled & diced
  • 2 pounds of lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan/Romano cheese mixture
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mozzerella cheese
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Dash of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup of Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan/Romano cheese mixture
  • 3/4 pound of Muenster cheese(or mozzerella)

Directions

  • Place the diced eggplant in saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or till eggplant is tender.
  • Meanwhile, mix beef thru red pepper flakes for meatballs.
  • Drain eggplant and allow to cool for a moment.
  • Mash eggplant and mix in with meatball mixture.
  • Form 18 meatballs.
  • Heat oil in frying pan and brown meatballs.
  • Place sauce on bottom of baking dish and set browned meatballs in sauce.
  • Top with grated cheese and Muenster cheese.
  • (Can top of meatballs with more sauce if you like before adding cheeses)
  • Bake in 375 oven for 30 minutes for till hot & bubbly.

Notes

Found this recipe, added a few things and they are SUPER, you have to give these a try and let me know.

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