This is a variation of Eggplant Involtini – rolled eggplant with tofu and mince SoMeat. This dish is perfect for summer. It uses fresh eggplant, summer vegetable that increases brain functions. Especially in summer, we get slower and more sleepy, because of the heat. Our SoMeatEggplant Involtini will keep you energetic and will bring Italian spirit to your meal.

SoMeat – Eggplant Involtini

for 3-4 people
time: 20 - 25 min

Ingredients

SoMeat - mince meat 1 pack- 200g
silken tofu 150g(nigari)
eggplant 2 -medium sized
tomato pure polpa-500g
asparagus 5
dry Italian herbs basil
rosemary
oregano
fresh rosemary
SoMeat – Eggplant Involtini

Recipe

1

Wash eggplants and asparagus.

Wash eggplants and asparagus.

2

Cut an eggplant into lengthwise slices (1-1.5 cm) and salt it.
Fry over a medium heat, until eggplant gets soft.
If you use nonstick pan, you won’t need any oil.

Cut an eggplant into lengthwise slices (1-1.5 cm) and salt it.Fry over a medium heat, until eggplant gets soft.If you use nonstick pan, you won’t need any oil.

3

Stir fry SoMeat. Add dry herbs, salt and pepper. Continue frying until brownish.

4

Switch off the gas and add tofu. Mix until tofu and SoMeat become paste like.

Switch off the gas and add tofu. Mix until tofu and SoMeat become paste like.

5

Pour tomato polpa into the clean frying pan. Add dry herbs and season to taste.

6

Cut asparagus into half – lengthwise.
Then add to the polpa and bring to boil. Cook until asparagus gets soft.

Cut asparagus into half - lengthwise.Then add to the polpa and bring to boil. Cook until asparagus gets soft.

7

Using a teaspoon put SoMeat and tofu paste on an eggplant.
(depending on a size of the eggplant 2-3 teaspoons) And roll it.

Using a teaspoon put SoMeat and tofu paste on an eggplant.(depending on a size of the eggplant 2-3 teaspoons) And roll it.

8

Add rolls into the polpa with asparagus.

Add rolls into the polpa with asparagus.

9

Turn up the heat, cover the pan and cook for about 5 min, until everything gets warm.(tomato polpa may burn a little, but don’t worry)

10

Sprinkle with rosemary.

Enjoy your meal!

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