Stuffed Eggplants

stuffed eggplantHere is a great healthy eating recipe for hearty baked deliciously stuffed eggplant.

Sometimes you can get carried away with the cheese which increases your calorie intake. This recipe is perfect for a healthy eating plan or weight loss diet. Try it.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Serves 4


Serves: 4

  • 2 eggplants
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 small sweet potato chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper to taste


1. Cut eggplant in half, scoop out the pulp, leaving a 1cm shell. Chop the flesh finely.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a frypan over medium heat. Cook chopped eggplant for about 1 minute.

3. Add in chopped onion, garlic, parsley and cook until tender.

4. Add in chopped sweet potato and canned tomatoes and cook until tender.

5. Stuff the eggplants with the mixture.

6. Top the eggplants with parmesan cheese.

7. Bake in a preheated 180 degree oven for approximately 30 minutes.

400 calories per serve

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."