Auberginen Boote, or stuffed Eggplant

Auberginen Boote, a Greek dish
Lots of people see those Eggplants in the grocery store but don’t know how to cook with it. There a several recipes, like fried Eggplant slices or Eggplant Parmesan casserole dish are just some of them.

This recipe below is something you would appreciate if you are on a Low-Carb diet. Great with my Tzatziki recipe


Auberginen Boote or Filled Eggplant

Auberginen Boote or Filled Eggplant
Category: Main meal
Cuisine: Italien, Sicilian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 large Eggplant cut in half and hollowed out
  • 1/2 pound of minced beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 to 3 gloves of garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 150 g Feta or sheep cheese
  • ½ cup Sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1-2 tsp. oregano
  • 2 tbsp. Red wine or broth
  • Olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Mince onions and garlic. Hollow out eggplant so it has an ½ inch rim.
  • Cut the rest of the eggplant in cubes.
  • Heat the olive oil on stove. Fry the minced beef until done with the onion, garlic and oregano. Add the cubed eggplant and Sun dried tomatoes.
  • Continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to your liking
  • Add Red wine or broth
  • Mix in the Feta or Sheep cheese.
  • Fill the hollowed-out Eggplants
  • Cook in oven for 25 to 30 minutes at 375 F


Serve with Tzatziki and rice or potatoes

Nutrition information

2 servings

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