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eggplant-cheese casserole

Recipe by
Beverley Williams
San Antonio, TX

This is a tasty casserole my whole family enjoys. It takes a little more prep but is well worth it.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For eggplant-cheese casserole

  • 1/8 c
    green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3/4 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 md
    eggplant, peeled and cubed small
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make eggplant-cheese casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Drop the peeled, cubed eggplant into a saucepan and cover with salted, boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3
    In skillet, cook the onion, bell pepper and beef until the beef is done. Frain off the grease and rinse.
  • 4
    Add the tomato puree and heat. Drain the eggplant and add it to the tomato mixture.
  • 5
    Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Transfer the mixture into a casserole dish.
  • 6
    Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Remove cover, increase heat to 400 degrees and bake 15 more minutes or until golden brown.

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