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Looking for something yummy to stuff a pepper or aubergine with

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CaptainWarbeck Fri 10-Mar-17 09:50:04

MIL used to do a bloody good stuffed aubergine but I don't know what she put in it! I do know it was very cheesy and grilled on the top, this possibly was key to a good stuffed vegetable.

Anyone have a recipe they use for the innards of this sort of thing (veggie please)? I'm trying to convince DH this would be a tasty meal.

PutThatPomBearBack Fri 10-Mar-17 10:24:09

Chop mushrooms up into small pieces and fry in a bit of Philadelphia and garlic and melt Stilton on top

Or Couscous with grated cheese

ememem84 Fri 10-Mar-17 10:24:57

I stuff butternut squashes or courgette with bolognaise sauce. Then cover with cheese and grill. Mmmm

ememem84 Fri 10-Mar-17 10:25:25

And I've just seen you wanted veggie ones. Lentil bolognaise??

Eatingcheeseontoast Fri 10-Mar-17 10:25:54

My sis used to do one with basically spicy fried rice with veg cut up (using whatever spices/herbs she had in) - then grate, scatter whatever cheese she had in and make sure was all melty and crispy on top.

It was ace - but the cheese was the thing!

LineysRun Fri 10-Mar-17 10:28:21

A bit of rice mixed with chopped mushrooms, tomatoes, garlic and spices (chilli, cumin and ground coriander). Sprinkle with parmesan.

CaptainWarbeck Fri 10-Mar-17 11:05:24

I think rice was in it which added a bit of substance, although veggie bolognaise does sound tasty too *em
The thought of a garlicky mushroomy inside is good.

Should the mixture be wet or dry before it goes in?

StilletoRose Fri 10-Mar-17 14:50:37

Stuff an aubergine with a mixture of it's innards sautéed with Garam masala, garlic & chilli, cashew nut butter, and chopped fresh herbs.

reallyanotherone Fri 10-Mar-17 14:52:56

One of our staples now.

CaptainWarbeck Fri 10-Mar-17 22:50:32

Ooh thank you everyone

stilllovingmysleep Tue 14-Mar-17 13:45:03

For aubergines I like Nigella's recipe for involtini with tomato sauce. But also her appetiser with aubergines which you:
Soften on the griddle in thick slices (lightly oiled)
Then fill with a mixture made of feta, red chilli, fresh mint and lemon (not sure if I forgot anything).

For stuffed peppers, I do a dish where i fill them with a mixture of rice (slightly boiled), various fresh herbs, tomato purée and if you want meat too. Then you roast. I add some cut up potatoes to roast alongside in the roasting pan too.

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