Eggplants stuffed with tuna and shrimps

Eggplants stuffed with tuna and shrimps

Today we will prepare delicious eggplants stuffed with tuna and shrimp with a special blend of seasonings, an ideal dish to enjoy at a dinner party and delight your palate!

Ingredients

  • 500 grams of peeled and deveined shrimps
  • Tuna in oil or natural, drained
  • 1 large eggplant
  • Olive oil
  • ½ chopped white onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • ½ piquillo bell pepper, diced
  • ½ zucchini cut into cubes
  • 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 pinch of ground chili bell pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

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Preparation

  1. Cut the eggplants in half, lengthwise. Trim the bottom sides a little so that they are flat. Scoop out the center, leaving enough flesh inside the skin for the eggplant to keep its shape. Chop the eggplant flesh and set aside.
  2. Drizzle the eggplant skins with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until tender. (Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius).
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté the chopped eggplant with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. When it starts to change color, add ¼ cup of water, cover and cook for 10 min. until completely tender.
  4. Add the rest of the vegetables, chopped onion, minced garlic, cherry tomatoes, bell bell pepper and zucchini. Sauté until tender.
  5. Add the juice of one lemon, tomato sauce, oregano and ground chili. Stir and cook for more minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Add the shrimp and cook until almost done, about 4 minutes. They will finish cooking in the oven, then add the tuna and mix a little.
  7. Stuff the eggplant shells with the shrimp, tuna and vegetable mixture. Sprinkle some Parmesan cheese and bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese melts.
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Tips

  • If you wish, you can ignore the ground chili and oregano, although we recommend you try adding these seasonings to the dish to vary the flavors in your kitchen and incorporate them into other meals.
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