Spicy Beauty Stuffed Eggplant Recipe
  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 Yellow onion
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 green zucchini
  • 2 handfuls of spinach
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 cup quinoa, preferably rinsed and soaked overnight
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 Lime
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Prepare eggplant by cutting in half lengthwise and removing some of the inside to later fill.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425ºF. Drizzle eggplant with coconut oil, salt, and pepper, and place on a baking sheet in oven for about 20-25 minutes.
  3. Add 1 cup of quinoa to 2 cups of water. If quinoa is still crunchy when water evaporates, add ¼ cup of water until fluffy.
  4. Chop onion, bell peppers, tomato, zucchini and spinach. Saute in pan over medium heat with coconut oil and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Mix finished quinoa and sauteed veggies in mixing bowl with lime, cumin, cayenne, salt, and pepper.
  6. Take eggplant out of the oven and fill with the quinoa and veggie mixture. Garnish with parsley. Enjoy!
Recipe by Solluna by Kimberly Snyder at https://mysolluna.com/blog/2018/01/02/spicy-beauty-stuffed-eggplant-recipe/