South Of The Border Eggplant Recipe

Step 1

In a deep, 2-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole heat bacon, covered with paper toweling, 4 minutes or until crisp. Reserve bacon fat.

Step 2

Remove bacon. Set aside.

Step 3

Add beef, onion, garlic and green pepper to reserved bacon fat. Heat, uncovered, 6 1/2 minutes or until vegetables are tender and beef is browned.

Step 4

Add eggplant, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, feta cheese and reserved bacon. Stir to blend.

Step 5

Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 8 minutes or until eggplant is tender.

Step 6

Sprinkle with croutons and heat, uncovered, an additional 1 minute or until heated through.

Things You'll Need

  • 4sl Raw bacon
  • 1md Onion, finely chopped
  • 1lb Lean ground beef round
  • 1 Clove garlic, peeled and
  • -crushed
  • 1md Green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1md Eggplant, peeled and cut
  • -into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1t Salt
  • 1/8t Pepper
  • 15oz Can tomato sauce
  • 1/2c Crumbled feta cheese
  • 1c Seasoned croutons

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