From Whole Foods for the Whole Family Cookbook
Contributed by Lani Siciliano with personal suggestions
1 lb. ground beef
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 eggplant, peeled, chopped
1-2 peppers, chopped
1 onion, sliced 2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 cup tomato sauce (I like to triple this)
½ tsp salt
dash of pepper
1 tsp basil
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 cup cooked rice (I like to double this)
1. Brown ground beef with garlic in skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain.
2. Add eggplant. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
3. Add next 8 ingredients; mix gently. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Serve over rice.
May be made ahead and reheated. Serves six.