Peel and steam eggplant. Brown ground beef (really brown, almost like for brown gravy). Add onions, bell pepper, garlic, salt and pepper, to taste and approximately, 2-cup water. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer about 20-30 minutes. Add instant potatoes, rice, finely broken-up bread and rest of water. Continue cooking, stirring to break up bread, another 10 minutes. Put into 2-quart casserole dish. Bake 30 minutes at 375F. Add onion slices topped with cheese. Continue baking an additional 15 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings
Casseroles - Quiches
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana