Msaka'at Beethnjaan is another one of those really tasty dishes that doesn't take much in the way of preperation but winds up being a large and filling dinner dish. I hope you enjoy cooking this... and as always, remember to invite some friends!
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
- Large Eggplant
- Greek Yogurt
- Ground Beef
- Cheddar Cheese
- Allspyce and other spices
Step 2: Prepare & Sweat the Eggplant
Now to tenderize the eggplants flesh you need to sweat these slices. Lay the slices down and sprinkle some salt on them and let them sit for ~15 mins. You can make the topping while the water is pulled from the plant.
This link will give you more information about the health benefits and the ways to prepare eggplants.
Step 3: Eggplant Hat - Prepare the Topping
Now mix your can of tomato paste with 1.5 cups of greek yogurt. Add the groundbeef mixture to it when it's done cooking and mix.
This ruddy mixture is the topping for your eggplants
Step 4: Arrange the Eggplant Dish
Put a dollop of the ground beef mixture on top of each of the eggplant slices and add some fresh slices of tomato in the empty gaps. On top of each serving put a small slice of cheddar cheese.
Wrap your dish in foil and bake at 350 for ~30 mins.
Step 5: Share It!
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