Eggplant Rounds With Beef and Mozzarella

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 40 minutes
  • 2 servings

Here is a tasty snack you can make with 3 key ingredients: eggplant, ground beef, and mozzarella! So, grab an eggplant, slice, and cook it until it reaches that soft, moist texture that most of you enjoy. Top it with ground beef, and a chunk of mozzarella and slide it in the oven. The heat will melt the mozzarella, and will further give flavor to the other ingredients. Savory snacks, here we come!

Ingredients Needed for Eggplant Rounds With Beef and Mozzarella

    1 eggplant
    3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
    6 ounces of ground beef
    1 teaspoon chili flakes
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    2 ounces of mozzarella

How to Make Eggplant Rounds With Beef and Mozzarella

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C.
  2. Slice the eggplant in about 0.4 inches (1 cm) thick slices.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the eggplant slices. Season them with salt, pepper and drizzle 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  4. Cook them for 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  5. Separately, heat the remaining oil in a skillet, over medium heat. Add the ground beef and season it with salt, pepper, and chili flakes. Pour 1 tablespoon of soy sauce. Cook the meat until browned, for 7-8 minutes.
  6. Slice the mozzarella into small chunks. They should be as many as the eggplant slices. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the eggplant slices in it. Top each eggplant slices with 2 tablespoons of ground beef and 1 chunk of mozzarella.
  7. Slide the eggplant roaunds in the oven for the next 20 minutes!

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