Cooking instruments: air fryer, cutting board, whisk, bowl, knife;
Tip: For this dish, you will need to work with the precise temperature of 360F. This means you’d better have an air fryer that lets you manually set this temperature or a model with this preset temperature included, like our editors’ choice, the Black and Decker Purify model.
Yet another way to cook veggies at your air fryer, this time with a finger-licking stuffed eggplant recipe. Perfect for a light summer dinner or a fancy replacement of the traditional eggplant salad, this one will work perfectly even for a picnic! It has fibers, and proteins, and vitamins that you just can’t say no to. Plus, with a bit of freshly ground piquancy, you can’t go wrong with it!
Wash, cut the eggplant in half, and scoop out its inner portion – you might as well discard it, because you have to make room for the filling.
Preheat the air fryer at 360 degrees Fahrenheit (or 180 degrees Celsius).
Drizzle a little bit of olive oil and sprinkle pepper onto the eggplants, then have them cook for 10 minutes.
While the eggplants are precooked in the air fryer, you can prepare the filling.
Wash and finely slice the garlic cloves.
Wash and chop the parsley.
Break the egg in a bowl and wish it well.
Add the breadcrumbs, the parsley, the garlic, and some salt to taste.
Mix it well and use the filling to stuff the eggplants when it’s halfway cooked.
Once the first 10 minutes have expired and you’ve filled the eggplants with the moist ingredients, let it sit in the air fryer for another 5 – 8 minutes at the same temperatures.
You can serve it with some feta cheese sprinkled on top, when it’s ready.
Nutritional information Calories 423 Total Fat 23g Sodium 1.159mg Total carbs 34g Dietary fiber 10g Sugars 10g Protein 15g
Try it with a twist:
If you are up for something lighter and easier to prepare, you can simply stuff each half of the eggplant with a whole egg and simply season it with salt, pepper, and fresh dill at the end!
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