Unbelievably Eggplant (Microwave)

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 240


1 (1 1/2-pound) eggplant, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/3 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (2 1/4-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup dry herb stuffing mix (such as Pepperidge Farm)


Place eggplant and onion in a 2-quart glass batter bowl. Cover and microwave on HIGH 8 minutes, stirring after 4 minutes. Drain. Transfer to a 1 1/2-quart round casserole.

Place 3 tablespoons margarine in same glass bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds, or until melted. Blend in flour using a wire whisk. Whisk in milk. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir with whisk. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes, or until mixture begins to boil; whisk. Stir in cheese until melted. Add pepper.

Stir in reserved eggplant and onions, and half the can of olives. Pour half of eggplant mixture into casserole. Sprinkle with half of stuffing. Add remaining eggplant mixture and top with remainder of stuffing. Garnish with remaining olives and dot with margarine. Microwave on 70% (MEDIUM-HIGH) 6 minutes, or until heated through.

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Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 240
Calories from Fat: 86

This Unbelievably Eggplant (Microwave) recipe is from the Best of the Best From The Southwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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