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Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Eggplant

Interested in something hearty and warming? Use an eggplant as a tasty container for a meaty chicken and vegetable stew. The eggplant’s tangy savor happily mixes with those from the mushrooms, tomatoes, and prosciutto resulting in a flavorful and filling experience.
Interested in something hearty and warming? Use an eggplant as a tasty container for a meaty chicken and vegetable stew. The eggplant’s tangy savor happily mixes with those from the mushrooms, tomatoes, and prosciutto resulting in a flavorful and filling experience.

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Ingredients

1 medium eggplant
salt
pepper
2 teaspoons of olive oil
10 ounces of chicken breast, cubed
1 red onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 ounces of mushrooms, sliced
3 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced
5 cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup tomato sauce
3 ounces of prosciutto, sliced
½ cup low moisture mozzarella, grated

Ingredients

Steps

1
Done

Place the eggplant on your work surface and cut it lengthwise in half. Scoop out most of the pulp and discard it.

2
Done

Place the scooped out halves into a baking dish and season them with salt and pepper. Drizzle them with olive oil.

3
Done

Roast for 20 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

4
Done

Heat 1 - 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the cubed chicken breast.

5
Done

Cook and stir until golden brown. Transfer the chicken pieces to a bowl.

6
Done

Add the chopped onion to the same skillet and lower the heat. Cook and stir until tender.

7
Done

Add the garlic, mushrooms, dried tomatoes, and cherry tomatoes. Cook and stir for up to one minute.

8
Done

Add the cooked meat and tomato sauce. Cook and stir until it starts to bubble.

9
Done

Line the roasted eggplant halves with the prosciutto slices. Fill them with the chicken and veggie mixture. Top with grated mozzarella.

10
Done

Bake for 35 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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Nutritional Chart

542 g
Calories
48 g
Protein
24 g
Fat
36 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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