Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  265
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  18 g
  • Cholesterol  47 mg
  • Sodium  153 mg
  • Potassium  598 mg
  • Phosphorus  193 mg
  • Calcium  45 mg
  • Fiber  4.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • 2 medium eggplants yield 8 cups.
  • Substitute ground turkey for beef if desired.
  • Serve this meal with pita, lavash or tortilla bread and a small bowl of iceberg lettuce salad with olive oil and lemon juice dressing.

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Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)
cd99633 says:

We loved this, it was so tasty! I added a little more mrs dash to the sauce because I didn't have stewed tomatoes, only had a can of chopped tomatoes. Also didn't have two eggplants, only one, so I reduced the water by 1/2 cup. We will definitely make this again, very good!

Mar. 24, 2018, 5:11 PM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)
MGD2Lite says:

Could you change up the seasoning with Oregano and Basil, onion powder & crushed Red Pepper? And maybe a little parm cheese on top? Dietitian comment: Certainly all of your suggestions will add flavor and are acceptable on a kidney diet. Suggest limit the cheese to 1/2 to 1 tablespoon.

Jun. 06, 2014, 8:52 AM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)
cciliax says:

Excellent recipe....and very versatile. I didn't have beef on hand, so I used shrimp. Still full of flavor and my family raved about it.

May. 17, 2013, 12:46 PM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)

Merci for the Persian recipe. I've been making this, but I hadn't seen your recipe. Thanks for this gift.

May. 12, 2012, 9:39 AM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)
jbowlit says:

Once again I used ground sirloin. This recipe didn't seem like it would be very flavorful but I love eggplant and it turned out to be absolutely delicious. Loved the seasonings!

Dec. 21, 2011, 9:36 PM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)

Used ground turkey. Flavorful without being too filling.

Aug. 18, 2010, 7:10 AM
Eggplant with Meatballs (Borani Bademjan)
AmyBCD1 says:

This is a delicious recipe. I will be making it again.

May. 24, 2008, 12:42 PM

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