Mince and brinjal bake

Recipe from: 4/29/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 1
    large aubergine
  • 30
    ml
    oil
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 500
    g
    lean mince
  • 410
    g
    tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 30
    ml
    tomato paste
  • 10
    ml
    dried origanum
  • 5
    ml
    dried basil
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 1
    ml
    ground black pepper
  • 5
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 100
    ml
    oil
  • 200
    g
    grated mozzarella cheese
  • grated Parmesan cheese
 

Method

+/- 1 hour
 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Slice the brinjal into 1 cm thick slices, sprinkle with salt and leave in a colander for 15 minutes. Meanwhile heat the oil and fry the onion and garlic until tender and fragrant, Add the mince and fry until it just begins to brown. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, herbs, seasoning and sugar, and simmer slowly until slightly thicker. Rinse the brinjal slices well and pat dry with paper towelling. Brush with the oil and arrange on a baking sheet. Oven-roast the brinjal until pale brown on both sides and tender. Arrange a layer of brinjal slices in a medium-sized ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with a little of the grated cheese and spoon a layer of meat on top. Repeat until all the ingredients have been used. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top and bake for about 30 minutes until warmed through. Serves 6.
 

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