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Quinoa Stuffed Eggplants

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The quinoa and its benefits are very well complemented with this recipe for quinoa stuffed eggplants.This is a complete, nutritious and low calorie meal that you will love. Accompanied with peppers and carrots, these stuffed eggplants are high in fiber, potassium and calcium, as well as great flavor. Give this delicious dish the opportunity to become one of your favorites.
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4 portions
  • 4 eggplants
  • 4 cups Water
  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • enough salt
  • enough black pepper
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 1 cup carrot, in small cubes
  • 2 cups bell pepper, of colors, in small cubes
  • 1/4 cups mashed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 3/4 cups tomato sauce
  • enough basil, to decorate
  • enough tomato sauce, to serve


Preheat the oven 180 ° C.
On a board, cut the eggplants lengthwise and place in a bowl with water and salt. Rest for 1 hour to marinate. Drain.
On a tray, place the eggplants and sprinkle with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Wrap each eggplant half in foil and bake until softened, for about 25 minutes. Remove and cool.
With a spoon, remove the pulp from the eggplants and chop into small cubes to add to the stuffing. Set aside.
In a pot with hot water and salt, cook the quinoa until it is done. Strain and set aside.
In a saucepan, heat the oil and cook the carrots and peppers for 5 minutes, add the quinoa, the chopped pulp of the eggplant, the tomato puree, the oregano, the salt and the pepper. Remove.
Stuff the eggplants with the quinoa and cover with the tomato sauce and cheese. Bake 10 more minutes, or until the cheese melts. Remove.
Serve and decorate with basil.


Serve and decorate with basil. Accompany with tomato sauce.


Do not overcook the eggplant so that it maintains its shape and you can stuff it without problem.

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Ratings (3)
Carolina García
10/07/2020 21:51:41
Queda muy bueno este platillo, además es fácil!
consuelo mendez
14/11/2019 13:24:13
Luis Sulca
09/07/2019 15:01:14
Muy bueno

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