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Low Carb Eggplant Enchilada Casserole

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“I created this low carb enchilada casserole last night because my husband and I both LOVE Mexican Food and we're trying to stay on Atkins. We used homemade enchilada sauce. Next time I'll try it with chicken. We both loved it.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Wash and peel eggplant.
  3. Cut eggplant into 1/4" pieces.
  4. Brush eggplant pieces with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Place eggplant on baking sheets in oven for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool.
  7. Cook ground beef in stovetop skillet with onion, salt and pepper to taste. Remove from skillet and drain.
  8. Turn oven down to 350.
  9. To assemble casserole, oil a 9x9 baking dish and place a layer of eggplant in the dish. Spread 1/2 the ground beef over the eggplant and spread 1/2 the enchilada sauce over the ground beef. Spread 1/2 the sour cream over the ground beef. Sprinkle 1/2 of cheese over the top. Repeat steps with remaining eggplant, ground beef, sauce, sour cream and cheese.
  10. Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

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