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Recipe: Imam Baildi aka Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Here’s a traditional recipe of Imam baildi, aka Greek stuffed eggplants, a Greek favorite dish. Try it with our favorite olive oil: from Greek Heritage Foods.

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  • ONIONS 2
  • GARLIC ½ clove
  • TOMATO PASTE ½ tbs
  • CHOPPED TOMATOES 200gr/ 7oz
  • PARSLEY ½  cup
  • FETA GREEK CHEESE 200gr/ 7oz
  • OLIVE OIL 25gr/ 0.88oz
  • SUGAR ½ tsp
  • SALT


  1. Preheat oven to 180 C/ 356 F

2. Cut the the stems of the eggplants, share in half and carve

3. Put the eggplants on a baking pan and add some salt on top

4.Bake for 40-45 minutes

5. Cut the onions in thin slices

6. In low fire put 3tbs of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the onions along with the sugar for 10-15 minutes

7. Add chopped garlic and tomato paste and cook for 1-2 minutes

8. Add chopped tomatoes salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes

9. When out of fire add chopped parsley

10. Fill up the eggplants and add feta cheese on top

11. Put in the oven for 10-15 minutes


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