Turkish Eggplant Casserole with Tomatoes (Imam Bayildi) Recipe | Yummly

Turkish Eggplant Casserole with Tomatoes (Imam Bayildi)

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  • 2 eggplant (medium, thinly sliced 1/4 inch thick)
  • sea salt
  • olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion (diced)
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley (divided)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium9% DV210mg
    Fat8% DV5g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs8% DV23g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories140Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Joan Mitsinikos 3 months ago
    Super easy and delicious!
    Gabriela Alonso 4 months ago
    It takes a bit of a long time to cook, but if you have the time is sooo worth it! I've made it already three times and I love it!
    Lisa Pass 5 months ago
    Fantastic dish! A bit time consuming from start to finish but the flavors are great. The recipe says canned diced tomatoes, but the picture shows canned crushed tomatoes. I used diced but I think crushed would be better.
    Barb 5 months ago
    Loved the melding of flavours
    Robyn 6 months ago
    I’ve made this recipe several times and I love it. Very tasty and easy to make
    yehuda einav 6 months ago
    yummy, be careful with the salt, the salt on the eggplant is enough. when done, remove the cover and let it bake for few minutes more.
    Sibi 8 months ago
    Yummy. The tomato was too much. Will definitely make it again
    Hi a year ago
    So good! My brother said “Ewe vegan!” But was the first one done and went back for seconds;) I will definitely make it again, the cinnamon knocked it out of the park!!! Wow
    Michele D. a year ago
    so yummy. going to make it again
    Sandra Kurland a year ago
    Great. I made extra to freeze but used it again with couscous under it.
    Inês Fernandes a year ago
    It was amazing! The taste was terrific! I cooked these dish two times, already... at once i put some parsley, at second time i've put cilantro and, for me, was even better! Congrats!!
    @prepiuk a year ago
    I loved it. The smell is wonderful and the taste is even better. I added some tomato paste to the sauce and I grilled it at the end for 15 minutes. Will definitely make this again!
    Beckley 2 years ago
    Tasty blend of flavors that even pleased my eggplant hating husband.
    Elaine 2 years ago
    My husband and I love this dish. We have made it twice exactly as the recipe states. The only addition we made was a crumble of feta cheese on top. Served it with a Greek salad. So yummy! Thanks for the recipe.
    Morgan Miller 2 years ago
    Amazing! Used more onions tomato paste and made my own sauce instead!
    Faisal 2 years ago
    love this recipe... such a hit! i added tomato paste to make it saucier, and it takes about 1.5 hrs to make, not 45mins. still, cant wait to make it again.
    Lucas Benjamín 2 years ago
    good enough i guess.
    A 2 years ago
    So easy and packed with flavour!
    Wayne Thomas 2 years ago
    Very tasty dish. I will make it again.
    Trevor 2 years ago
    The toppings seemed a little sparse at first, but it turned out really well. I love the soft texture of the eggplant
    Ben 2 years ago
    Soooooo good. New favorite.
    Alicia Cooper 2 years ago
    Turned out amazing! Love the dish and will be making again!
    Mortimer 2 years ago
    Tasted delicious but the aubergines didn’t cook great, next time will cook them more. Perfect winter meal though, would be nice with some kidney beans or something.
    Ashley C. 2 years ago
    Totally delicious. It was a bit of work but worth it. Will be making again. I ended up with too much eggplant so I literally just opened a can of diced tomatoes and used it as the tip layer (used a glass casserole dish). Worked out fine.
    Ellen Lasser 2 years ago
    Delicious dish- could be main course or side- perfect for your guest who is dairy free and gluten free.
    Larissa 2 years ago
    I added some feta on top and some more chili and it turned out delicious.
    Ecaterina Anghel 3 years ago
    Exquisite. Really yummly
    hey 3 years ago
    we loved it!! needed to cook it a lot longer than 40 min
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Great. Easy to do and treated awesome. Needed to have slightly more tomato. I used 3/4 of a 28 oz tin
    Natalie 3 years ago
    Excellent flavor. Served on top of cous cous - pure perfection!