Eggplant meatballs

Made these this morning as I had eggplant in the garden that needed picked. I didn't deviate from the recipe at all and they came together perfectly. My husband came home and made a meatball hoagie. These are delicious! Perfect for meatless Monday.




Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs eggplant
1 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
2 oz parmesan grated
1 egg beaten
2 tblsp fresh basil diced
1 tblsp fresh oregano diced

Method
45 mins
Pre heat 425°. Cut your eggplant into 1 inch squares.
Heat oil in a large saute pan. Add eggplant. Add 1/4cup water and salt pepper to taste.
Saute till tender, 10 -12 minutes.
Add eggplant to a food processor. Pulse until chopped fine..
In a large bowl, add bread crumbs,cheese, egg, eggplant, basil, oregano
Make your meatballs and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, flip, then bake another 10 minutes.
Add your meatballs into some sauce and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve over pasta enjoy.
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