Eggplant Seafood Casserole

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Corby from Texas.

Portions: 8

Serving size: 1 cup


    • 2 medium eggplant
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1 bell pepper
    • 1/2 cup celery
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
    • 1/4 teaspoon Creole seasoning
    • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco® hot pepper sauce
    • 1/3 cup rice, uncooked
    • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
    • 1 dash cayenne pepper
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 pound lump crab meat
    • 1/2 pound boiled shrimp
    • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Chop onion, bell pepper and celery. Peel and dice eggplant into 1” cubes.
    3. Place eggplant in a medium saucepan, cover with water and boil until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well, place in a mixing bowl and set aside.
    4. Sauté onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic in olive oil until tender but not brown.
    5. Fold sautéed vegetables into eggplant. Add lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Creole seasonings, Tabasco sauce, rice, parmesan cheese, cayenne and beaten eggs. Stir to mix well.
    6. Gently fold seafood into vegetable mixture. Place in a greased casserole dish. 
    7. Mix bread crumbs with melted butter and top casserole.
    8. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until topping begins to brown.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  216
  • Protein  13 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  138 mg
  • Sodium  229 mg
  • Potassium  359 mg
  • Phosphorus  148 mg
  • Calcium  79 mg
  • Fiber  2.3 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Creole seasoning is a blend of black and red pepper, salt and thyme. Popular Louisiana brands include Tony Chachere’s® and Paul Prudhomme’s®.

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Eggplant Seafood Casserole

This my favorite recipe! I have three cookbooks for CKD and use a lot of davita recipes also and this is my favorite> It takes some work to prepare but is well worth the extra effort! I freeze my left overs and use them later!

Feb. 09, 2011, 5:29 AM - Inappropriate review?
Eggplant Seafood Casserole
deweyduane says:

Takes a bit of effort to prepare, but tastes even better the next day.

Jul. 21, 2010, 4:54 PM - Inappropriate review?

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