Wellness

Dr Mirkin’s Famous Bean-Eggplant-Tomato Casserole – Quick Version

TIMEJanuary 13, 2022

It’s hard to go wrong when you cook with fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans. You don’t need to worry about precise measurements, cooking times or ingredient preparation. The recipes give you general guidelines, but if you do things a little differently, chances are your dish will still be delicious!

2 onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 green peppers, chopped
2 28-ounce cans plum tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoon fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons. dried oregano
1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
2 bay leaves
1/4 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste
2 eggplants (select very young, firm, shiny ones), unpeeled, diced into 1/2″ cubes
3 16-ounce cans kidney beans, undrained

Bring the onions, garlic, pepper, tomatoes with their juice, and the seasonings to a boil. Add eggplant to the pot and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in the cooked beans and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

10-12 servings; freezes well!

This article was originally published on DrMirkin.com

Gabe Mirkin
Sports medicine doctor, fitness guru and long-time radio host Gabe Mirkin, M.D. brings you news and tips for your healthful lifestyle. A practicing physician for more than 50 years and a radio talk show host for 25 years, Dr. Mirkin is a graduate of Harvard University and Baylor University College of Medicine. He is one of a very few doctors board-certified in four specialties: Sports Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics and Pediatric Immunology.