Mushroom and Ricotta Stuffed Eggplant

Are you looking for a delicious and satisfying vegetarian dish that will impress your dinner guests? Look no further than this recipe for Mushroom and Ricotta Stuffed Eggplant! This dish is the perfect combination of hearty eggplant, savory mushrooms, and creamy ricotta cheese. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering meal, from preparing the eggplant to stuffing it with the flavorful filling. Get ready to elevate your cooking game with this delectable recipe!


  • 2 large eggplants
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Cut the eggplants in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving about a 1/2 inch border. Chop the eggplant flesh and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  3. In a pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and chopped eggplant flesh and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped mushrooms to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, parsley, oregano, salt, and pepper. Add the cooked vegetables and mix well.
  6. Stuff the eggplant halves with the ricotta mixture and place them on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, until the eggplant is tender.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!

Additional Tips:

  • You can add other vegetables like bell peppers or spinach to the stuffing mixture for added flavor and nutrition.
  • Top the stuffed eggplants with some extra parmesan cheese before baking for a crispy, cheesy topping.
  • For a vegan version, substitute the ricotta cheese with mashed tofu and nutritional yeast.


Try this delicious and nutritious mushroom and ricotta stuffed eggplant recipe for a satisfying meal that is sure to impress your family and friends. With simple ingredients and easy steps, you can enjoy a flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion.