You can assemble the stuffed eggplant shells a few hours ahead and keep them covered in the refrigerator. Before baking, let the dish come to room temperature or your baking time will be longer.
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1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Wash eggplants; cut each in half lengthwise. Remove pulp, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells. Chop pulp; set aside 2 cups. (Reserve remaining pulp for another use.)
3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat. Add onion and next 3 ingredients; sauté until tender. Stir in 2 cups pulp, tomato, and tomato sauce. Cook, uncovered, 15 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in rice and next 3 ingredients.
4. Arrange shells in a baking dish coated with cooking spray; spoon vegetable mixture evenly into shells. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese; bake 5 minutes.
carbo rating: 26
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