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Any cook’s main dish is always the piece de resistance. That’s why it’s so important to serve a main dish that is beautiful, impressive and above all, delicious! How about trying an original Jamaican curry, a Tex-Mex taco pie, or a classic, hearty chili. Or you can go vegetarian with a beautiful stuffed eggplant main dish. Check out our main dish recipes for some mouth-watering inspiration.

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Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil

Method

  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

Top Recipe

By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

Rate this recipe 3.7/5 (510 Votes)
Stuffed Eggplant 4 Pictures
Details

Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10
Cost Average budget

  • 1 Eggplant
  • 3 slices Bacon
  • 1/4-1/2 cup onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 package button mushrooms
  • Cheese - I used a mixture of cheddar and parmesan because that's what I had on hand.
  • Topping:
  • breadcrumbs - I had some homemade from an old baguette mixed with a little parmesan, garlic and chives
  • Garnish (make it pretty)
  • Crumbled bacon
  • chives
  • parsley

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You can't go wrong with this delicious dish!

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