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Eggplants Stuffed with Lamb, Rice, and Currants
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    A small amount of ground lamb adds a lot of flavor to this dish, which is further enhanced by the meatiness of the eggplant.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 3 ounces ground lamb (90 percent lean)
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 2/3 cups chicken stock
    • 1 cup short-grain brown rice
    • 3 tablespoons dried currants
    • 4 small eggplants (about 8 ounces each)
    • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
    • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
    • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
    • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley and mint,and finely grated lemon zest

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 224 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 11 mg 3.75%
    • Sodium: 244 mg 10.17%
    • Calcium: 32 mg 3.24%
    • Potassium: 85 mg 2.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.98%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 76.52%
    • Vitamin C 36.03%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq