TURKISH EGGPLANT STEW

November 19, 2018

Over night it got freakishly cold. But I can’t complain. This year we had amazing weather and I’m looking forward to some snow. In addition it finally gives me a good excuse to make a hearty stew.

TURKISH EGGPLANT STEW

  • 2 medium eggplants [700g]
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 5 tomatoes [meaty]
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 500g ground beef
  • 500g stock
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • yoghurt
  • parsley

_ wash and dice eggplants [about 1.5 cm cubes]

_ add 1 teaspoon salt, toss and set aside for 30 minutes

_ mince shallots and garlic

_ dice tomatoes

_ heat oil in a large pan [if you don’t have a very large pan go for a big pot]

_ fry ground beef [until liquid evaporates]

_ add shallots and garlic [fry until beef is browning]

_ drain eggplants

_ add eggplants, tomatoes, stock and spices to the beef

_ simmer for 20-25 minutes

_ season to taste with salt and pepper

_ serve with a spoon full of yoghurt and sprinkle with parsley

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