PREP 15 MIN COOK 1 HR 10 MIN SERVES 4
2 large aubergines, halved lengthways
Cooking Spray olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
400g lean lamb mince
1/2tsp chilli flakes
1tsp ground cumin
2tsp ground coriander
400g can no added salt tomatoes
6tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley, plus extra leaves to garnish
100g 2% greek yogurt
4 small wholemeal khobez/ flatbreads, warmed, to serve
Lemon wedges, to serve
1 Heat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Scoop the flesh from the aubergines, leaving a 1 cm-thick border. Put the shells on a tray. Finely chop the flesh and set aside.
2 Set a large non-stick frying pan over medium high heat and spray with olive oil. Sauté the onion and carrot for 4-5 min until tender. Add the garlic, mince, aubergine flesh, chilli, ground cumin and coriander. Cook, breaking up the mince with a wooden spoon, for 5 min or until browned.
3 Add the tomatoes and parsley to the pan. Season with ground black pepper. Reduce the heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10-15 min until thick. Set aside to cool slightly.
4 Spoon the mixture into the aubergine shells. Spray liberally with olive oil. Bake for 45 min or until the aubergine is tender. Put one half on each serving plate, top with a dollop of yogurt, garnish with extra parsley, then serve with the flatbreads and lemon wedges to squeeze over.
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