Diabetic Dish of the Week – Stuffed Eggplant

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Stuffed Eggplant. To make this recipe you’ll need; Beef Sirloin Steak, Eggplants, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, and Spices. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Stuffed Eggplant
Overflowing with hearty sirloin, mushrooms and peppers, this Mediterranean-themed entrée is sure to keep you full for hours. Creating four servings, the recipe is perfectly portioned for a family dinner.

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
2 eggplants (about 8 to 12 ounces each), halved lengthwise
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped garlic
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, trimmed of visible fat and cut into 1/4-inch strips
2 cups sliced red and green bell peppers
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup water
Pinch paprika
Chopped fresh parsley

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray baking dish with cooking spray.

2 – Place eggplant halves face-up in large baking dish. Pierce cut sides with fork in approximately 8 places. Sprinkle each eggplant half with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes.

3 – Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add garlic and black pepper; cook over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring lightly. Add beef; cook and stir 5 minutes.

4 – Add bell peppers; cook 5 minutes. Add mushrooms; cook 5 minutes. Add water; stir and cover. Remove skillet from heat.

5 – Remove eggplant from oven, let cool 5 minutes. Mash cooked eggplant centers with fork, but do not break shells.

6 = Top each half with one fourth beef mixture; blend with mashed eggplant. Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Garnish with paprika and parsley.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 stuffed eggplant half.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 195 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 42 mg, Sodium: 348 mg, Fiber: 4 g
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