*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              POTLUCK SURPRISE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheese                           Hamburger
                 Main dish                        Meats
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Elbow Macaroni -- Uncooked
    1 1/2   lb           Lean Ground Beef
      1/2   c            Onion -- Chopped, 1 Md
    1 1/2   t            Salt
    1       t            Italian Seasoning
      1/4   t            Pepper
    1       ea           Eggplant -- Sm, *
    1       c            Dairy Sour Cream
      1/4   c            Pimento -- Chopped, **
    2       c            Cheddar Cheese -- Shredded,8oz
 
   *    Peel and cut the eggplant into 1/2-inch cubes.  There should be about
   **   You can use 1/2 cup of sliced pimento stuffed olives in place of the
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   Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Cook the macaroni as directed on the
   package and drain.  While the macaroni is cooking, cook and stir the meat
   and onion in a Dutch oven until the meat is brown.  Drain off the excess
   fat.  Stir in the salt, Italian seasoning, pepper, macaroni, eggplant,
   sour cream, pimento and 1 cup of the cheese.  Turn into an ungreased
   3-quart casserole.  Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.  Bake uncovered
   until the eggplant is tender, about 45 to 50 minutes.  Serve hot.
  
 
 
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