- 3-4 eggplants
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 tbsp breadcrumbs
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 3 strips bacon, chopped
How to make Eggplant AU Gratin:
- Wash eggplants and cut in two, lengthwise. Cook in boiling water to with salt has been added for about 12 minutes.
- Remove from heat and rinse in cold water. Scoop out flesh, leaving a thin layer to preserve shape. Mash flesh in a plate. Then heat butter and saute onion, garlic and bacon.
- Add eggplant, pepper and two-thirds breadcrumbs. Remove from heat, fill reserved eggplant shell, sprinkle with balance of breadcrumbs. Serve hot.
Recipe by:Yolande Cools-Lartigue author of The Art of Caribbean Cooking.
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