Eggplant with Shrimp & Ham Casserole

Eggplant with Shrimp & Ham Casserole

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20 min.
prep
45 min.
total
6 to 8 servings

Eggplant is one of the many vegetables the Moors introduced to Spain. This hearty and enticing dish of eggplant, shrimp, and flavorful serrano ham is from one of the finest restaurants in Murcia, Spain. Serve it as a side dish, appetizer, or light lunch entrée.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound eggplant, skinned, cut crosswise in 3/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour for dusting
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil for frying, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 teaspoon MAGGI Instant Beef Flavor Bouillon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper or freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 frozen, peeled, cooked medium shrimp, thawed
  • 1/4 cup Serrano ham strips (dried, cured Spanish ham) or prosciutto
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
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GREASE 8-inch-square baking pan or broiler-proof dish.

SPRINKLE eggplant slices with salt and dust with flour. Place 3/4 cup oil in large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat. Add garlic cloves; fry garlic until golden. Discard garlic. Fry eggplant slices until golden; do not overcook. Drain thoroughly on paper towels. Arrange eggplant in overlapping lengthwise rows in prepared baking pan. Keep warm.

HEAT remaining 2 tablespoons oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually add evaporated milk, bouillon and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes just to a boil and is smooth and thickened.



PREHEAT broiler.

TOP eggplant with shrimp and ham. Strain sauce over shrimp and ham. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil for about 4 to 5 minutes or until golden.

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Great dish for family and friends

This takes a little work but it is well worth the time. It is a delicious home made dinner which can easily pass for a restaurant favorite, only healthier!

- N. Chapman from

YUM!

This sounds great! Always looking for ways to sneak eggplant into recipes. I will make this without the ham though, want the shrimp flavor to shine.

- Terri Benson from Shoreline, WA

Eggplant with Shrimp & Ham Casserole

Everyday it seems like its hard to think of what to prepare for lunch/dinner. I was just suprised i had every ingredients in my kitchen, a plus factor that i had my garden and this great online recipes! Perfect, excellent meal! tasty! thanks

- mae griffin from Hartford, AL

eggplant with shrimp & ham casserole

Delicious! Easy to make. Very satisfying. Everyone will love this dish!

- elaine hilton from Little Falls, NJ

eggplant with shrimp & ham casserole

Made this with my home grown eggplant for my boyfriend and he loved it. Wants me to make it again.

- monika robenhorst from HARTFORD, WI

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230
  • Calories from Fat: 100
  • Total Fat: 11g (16% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 5g (24% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 50mg (16% of DV)
  • Sodium: 770mg (32% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 19g (6% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 6% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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