Eggplant!

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I have a habit of picking up random vegetables when they’re on sale.  This past week, it was eggplant.  I hadn’t cooked anything with eggplant in a while, so I grabbed a couple with the intention of hunting down a good recipe this week.

1,000 Vegan Recipes once again yielded something tasty: couscous-stuffed eggplant!

eggplant stuffing

The recipe was a bit time-consuming, but simple.  Couscous, chopped eggplant, onions, red peppers, and a little corriander, salt, and pepper…mmm.  It also called for golden raisins, but lacking those I used currants instead.

stuffed eggplant

The end result was amazing.  My family and I pretty much sucked it down, and I think it’s a new favorite!

served eggplant

Plus, as I may have already mentioned in previous posts, I’m a sucker for couscous.  And new recipes.  And Robin Robertson.  Heck, I’m a sucker for good food.

Speaking of, today’s been a busy day in the kitchen already.  Since the forecast was for a kind of hot and humid day, I made muffins around 6:30 this morning so they’d be done before it got too warm.  And as I type this, there’s a batch of Veganomicon’s seitan recipe simmering on the stove.

For dinner tonight, I’m keeping it simple with an old favorite black bean and rice recipe.  If I remember, I’ll take some pictures!

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About the Author:

Sam has been a vegan since summer of 2009 and has spent the subsequent years experimenting with all manner of vegan food. She holds a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is a graduate of the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant Program. She has been a member of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce since August 2017. When she’s not blogging or cooking, Sam likes to read and study the Bible, play silly card games and knit socks.

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Comments

  1. Noelle  June 29, 2010

    Yum! This looks yummy. I love eggplant.

    • Sam  June 29, 2010

      Me too! I try to pick some up every time it’s a decent price.

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