Velvety stuffed aubergines (eggplant)

Ramona's Cuisine -


I like eating it with a nice fresh and crisp salad or my feta cheese salad recipe (try it!).


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
50 Min
Convection Oven


  • ·
    3 medium aubergines (organic)
  • ·
    300 g mince meat low fat
  • ·
    400 g tomato passata (organic)
  • ·
    100 g cheddar cheese (optional) grated
  • ·
    1/2 small carrot (organic)
  • ·
    1 tsp curry powder
  • ·
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder (organic)
  • ·
    1 onion (organic)
  • ·
    1/2 leek (organic)
  • ·
    1 egg (organic)
  • ·

How to Make Velvety stuffed aubergines (eggplant)


  1. Preheat the oven at 180 C (fan assisted) 200 C gas mark 5.
  2. Wash the aubergines and cut lengthwise. Scoop out some of its flesh with the help of a spoon leaving an edge of 1/2 cm all around. Sprinkle some salt inside the aubergine and put aside for few minutes. Repeat this with all aubergines.
  3. Put the flesh as it is in a bowl and sprinkle salt on. Put aside for a while.
  4. Chop the onion and the leek finely and sweat it for 5 min with a sprinkle of salt.
  5. In a bowl, put the mince meat the egg, a pinch salt (not too much as the aubergine flesh as well as aubergines and onions have some already) pepper, curry powder, finely grated carrot. Mix well.
  6. Squeeze the aubergine flesh of any juices and chop finely. Add to the meat mix.
  7. Turn the aubergine halves face down for 2 min so all juices inside.
  8. Add the onion and the leek to meat mixture and mix well.
  9. Stuff the aubergines, pour over the top some tomato juice and place in the preheated oven. You can sprinkle a generous amount of grated cheese over it.

Printable Recipe Card

About Velvety stuffed aubergines (eggplant)

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean

Leave a Comment

26 Delicious Ways To Prepare Asparagus Recipe

26 Delicious Ways to Prepare Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Asparagus is a crazy healthy food that you should be eating, so here are 26 yummy asparagus recipes you should try ASAP!

Snack And Sip On These Refreshing Pool Party Recipes

Snack and Sip on These Refreshing Pool Party Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Each day this summer seems to be getting hotter and hotter. I love the warmer weather, but it's just a little too hot in my book. I'll probably be longing...

No-bake Appetizers For Summer Entertaining Recipe

No-Bake Appetizers for Summer Entertaining

Kitchen Crew

One of the things I love about summer is how the days are longer. The extra light allows me to enjoy the day a bit longer. On a warm evening,...