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Mediterranean Eggplant Steaks

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“I originally saw this recipe on Rachael Ray's 30 Minute Meals show. I tried it out but ended up having to modify a few things to make it work out better. Her recipe seemed to have too much toppings. Also instead of regular hummus I used garlic hummus.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 steaks
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut eggplant lengthwise, 1 inch thick.
  3. Brush eggplant steak with extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper on each side.
  5. Grill 3-4 minutes for small eggplant or 4-6 minutes for large eggplant, turning occasionally, until tender.
  6. Defrost spinach in microwave, then squeeze dry when cooled.
  7. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in skillet.
  8. Add spinach and garlic, season with salt and pepper, and heat thoroughly.
  9. Place eggplants on a greased baking sheet.
  10. Top each steak with a thin layer of spinach mixture, then hummus.
  11. Toss breadcrumbs, parmesean cheese, and parsley flakes with 2-3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.
  12. Put breadcrumb mixture on top of steaks then bake til brown, about 5 minutes.

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