Eggplant Dressing

This dish is similar to Dirty rice, but also uses eggplant. This makes a good side dish.


1 lb ground beef
2 tbps. olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
4 medium eggplants, peeled & chopped
2 cloves of garlic, diced
1 cup water, divided
salt & pepper to taste
hot sauce to taste
3 cups cooked and cooled rice


Brown beef in oil. Add onions, bell peppers, eggplant, garlic and some of the water. Season with salt, pepper and hot sauce. Mix well. Cook on medium until eggplant is thoroughly mashed, adding remainder of water as needed to make moist. Add rice and mix well. Serves 4 to 6.


3 thoughts on “Eggplant Dressing

  1. Haven’t made eggplant dressing in eons, but always liked it. My grandma’s was pretty similar to this one, except she added tomato paste and canned tomatoes to it. The eggplant virtually disappeared. And it was the main dish.

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