All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Eggplant With Dried - Fruit Stuffing
What You Need:            (To Serve: 4)
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  • 3 tablespoons oil or butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-size green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mixed dried fruits, chopped (prunes, apricots, and such)
  • 1/3 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • cup white wine
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon clove
  • teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cups cooked rice
  • 2 eggplants or 1 duck (the stuffing tastes equally fine in a duck)

  • How To Cook:
    1. Put garlic, onion, pepper and oil in a small covered casserole.

    2. Cook in the microwave oven until tender (about 6 minutes). Add the fruits, dates, walnuts, wine, and seasonings. Mix well and cook, covered, 4 minutes more.

    3. Stir in rice. Put in the microwave oven long enough to heat rice through.

    4. Meanwhile, cut the eggplants in half and scoop out the centers, leaving a inch wall. Fill with the rice-fruit mixture.

    5. Cook, covered, in the microwave oven until the eggplant is tender (about 10 to 15 minutes more).

    6. If cooking a duck: stuff with rice-fruit mixture, tie legs together. and tie wings to body. Cook breast-side down 20 minutes.

    7. Drain excess fat. Cook breast-side up another 20 minutes or until duck is tender.

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