Eggplant, Zucchini and Sweet Red Pepper Stew

Eggplant, Zucchini and Sweet Red Pepper Stew


"Makes a great veggie main meal!"


1 h 20 m servings 402 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1054 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place eggplant in a colander and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot. Rinse eggplant and pat dry. Saute until slightly browned. Stir in onion and saute until transparent. Stir in garlic and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice, zucchini, red bell pepper, tomatoes, wine, water, salt and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture reaches a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in basil, parsley and rosemary.
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  1. 47 Ratings


I love this recipe. I have made it twice. I took the advice of another reviewer and flipped the cooking order of the eggplant and onions. When I cooked the eggplant first it soaked up all the...

This dish had nice flavor and was very easy to make. As per other reviewers I sauteed my onions and garlic first, then added the eggplant. After adding the other ingredients I discovered I onl...

This is a wonderful recipe - the next day! It does requires a lot of chopping...but worth it. I used 1/2 basmati rice and 1/2 white rice.. I preferred the meal the following day... the flavors ...

Substituted yellow squash fo the zucchini I don't like, the red wine I had on hand for the Marsala, dried basil and rosemary I couldn't get fresh that day and plain rice for Basmati rice and sti...

I added a little black pepper and only 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes, & omitted the basil & rosemary, due to family preference. I also substituted brown rice for the Basmati. I'm giving this 5 sta...

It's like a veggie gumbo - really thick. It came out very sweet (didn't have marsala so I used mirin) so I added some hot sauce. That made a great combo of hot and sweet (if you like that sort ...

Didn't vary this recipe much other than I left the zucchini to sweat for about 20 minutes before rinsing. Also used white rice which was fine. Used a 14 oz can of diced italian tomatoes instead...

Wow! This is tasty stew. I came home from the food co-op today with eggplant and only 2 small zucchini, among other things. I had no idea what to do with the eggplant, as I had never cooked i...

Yum!!!!!! Followed recipe for the most part and incorporated a few suggestions from other reviewers - 1) used 14.5 oz. can of Italian diced tomatoes instead of fresh ones (be sure to reduce t...