Days Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

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Days Eggplant Parmesan

Maria Espravnik

By
@Cookymom

This is from a celebrity 'friend' of mine


Original recipe states dish is served hot or cold. We prefer it hot.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 lb
eggplant
salt
2 Tbsp
olive oil
4 Tbsp
olive oil
2 1/2 lb
tomatoes, peel and chopped
3 sprig(s)
basil ( 1/2 tsp dried basil)
1
egg, beaten
1 c
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
8 oz
mozzarella cheese, sliced

Step-By-Step

1Trim and peel eggplant and thinly cut them lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices.

2Sprinkle with salt

3Allow to drain 1 hr in colander..... to eliminate bitter juices.

4Wipe eggplant slices dry

5Fry them in HOT olive oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels

6Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in pan

7Add the tomatoes and basil, and cook until tomatoes are soft and thick like a sauce, approximately 10-12 minutes.

8Add salt and pepper to taste

9Arrange a layer of eggplant slices in a shallow, wide baking dish.

10Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on slices and cover with a few slices of mozzarella cheese.

11Spread tomato sauce and beaten egg on eggplant.

12Repeat layering until all ingredients are used, topping with eggplant lightly sprinkled with Parmesan cheese

13Bake in a moderate oven (375ºF) uncovered for about 40 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Eggplant