Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Show: Food 911
Episode: A Turkish Wager
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Using a paring knife, cut a wedge out of each eggplant, from stem to base, just large enough to stick a spoon inside and scoop out the flesh inside. Discard the flesh you scoop out.

Coat a large saute pan with the oil and place over medium flame. Lightly fry the eggplants on all sides, until slightly charred and blistered; remove to a platter and set aside.

Return the pan to the heat and add the shallots and garlic, saute for 5 minutes, until soft and golden brown. Add the ground lamb to the pan and brown the meat well, breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Stir in the tomatoes, combine well, and let simmer for 5 minutes; season with salt and pepper. Toss in a couple of handfuls of the parsley, the mint, and lemon juice; continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and let the stuffing cool slightly. Using a spoon, stuff the lamb filling into the eggplants until they feel full, but not overly packed.

Arrange the eggplants in a single layer in a large saucepan, pour the chicken stock over them and lay the lemon slices on top of each eggplant, drizzle with some more olive oil. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until fork tender. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Dry Rub Baby Back Ribs

Recipe courtesy of Jamie Deen

Greek Grilled Eggplant Steaks

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Stuffed Double-Cut Pork Loin Chops

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Brie-Stuffed Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Eggplant Rollatini

Recipe courtesy of Providence Cheese

Eggplant Rollatini

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baby Lamb Chops with Parsley and Mint Pesto Dipping Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Mini Eggplant Parmesan

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking