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Allan Shivers' Escalloped Eggplant

Raven Higheagle


This recipe comes from Allan Shivers, the Governor of Texas, from 1949 to 1957. I love the really old recipes I have because no one ever uses them anymore. Therefore when I make them people always ask if they can have the recipe.


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Serves 6 to 8
20 Min
30 Min


  • 2 lb
    eggplant, peeled, cubed, cooked, drained and mashed
  • 2 large
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    minced onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic, grated
  • 1 c
    cracker meal
  • 1 c
    grated american cheese
  • 1/2 can(s)
    whole milk
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    grated cheese

How to Make Allan Shivers' Escalloped Eggplant


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a baking dish with butter.
  2. Peel and cube the eggplant. Place in a large pot and cover with water, boil until tender. Drain the eggplant and return to pot. Mash with a potato masher.
  3. Stir in eggs, butter, onions, garlic, cracker meal, American cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer to baking dish and top with cheese. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted.

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