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Shrimp and Eggplant (Aubergine) Dressing

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“Eggplant dressing is very popular in South Louisiana. Add shrimp to it and it becomes even more popular.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the eggplant with enough water to cover in a large saucepan.
  2. Add salt and bring to a boil, boiling 20 minutes.
  3. Drain well and cut into bite size pieces.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Cook the sausage in a skillet, stirring until crumbly.
  6. Remove sausage from skillet and reserve 2 Tbsp drippings.
  7. Melt butter in skillet with drippings.
  8. Add shrimp, bell pepper, garlic, celery, and onions.
  9. Saute for 2 minutes.
  10. Stir in the cooked eggplant and sausage and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  11. Add the rice and bread crumbs mixing well.
  12. If mixture is too dry add the chicken stock.
  13. Spoon the eggplant into a 3 quart baking dish.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  15. Sprinkle cheese over the top and bake an additional 5 minutes.

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