4 pcs small eggplant   
Tbsp vegetable oil   
2 cloves garlic, minced      
3 Tbsp white onion, sliced    
2 Tbsp tomato paste      
350 g ground beef      
To taste   salt and ground black pepper
2 Tbsp green peas    
1 can Hunt's Pork & Beans 230g, strained  
4 pcs whole eggs, beaten
½  Tbsp cooking oil   


  1. Place eggplants over fire, and grill until charred. Set aside and peel when cool. 
  2. Make the torta filling: Over medium heat, add 1½ tbsp of oil in a medium-sized sauté pan. Sauté garlic and onions, then add tomato paste. 
  3. Add ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes before adding green peas. 
  4. Pour in strained Hunt's Pork & Beans and mix well into meat mixture. Season with salt and pepper, then simmer for about 30 seconds or until flavors have combined well.
  5. Assemble torta: Soak each peeled eggplant in beaten egg. Add remaining egg to meat mixture. 
  6. Heat a non-stick pan and add remaining vegetable oil. When oil is hot, add in eggplants.
  7. Spoon meat and egg mixture on top dividing equally among the three eggplants. Let it settle then flip over to cook through on both sides. 

Tip: Top each torta with more Hunt's Pork and Beans to make it extra special. Adjust seasoning if needed.

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