This is a savory recipe that mirrors comfort food too. How perfect?!

Italian Eggplant and Lentils
Author: Kenzie Harrick
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • 1 eggplant
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup chicken (or vegetable) broth
  • salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and boil 2 cups of water.
  2. Cube eggplant and toss in 3 Tbs oil and salt
  3. Roast in for 40 minutes until lightly brown and tender
  4. Once water comes to a boil, add lentils, reduce heat, and cook for 20 minutes until water is absorbed and lentils are tender.
  5. Once eggplant is done, sauté chopped onions and garlic until tender.
  6. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and vegetable broth. Lightly simmer for about 10 minutes.
  7. Mix in lentils and eggplant and serve.