letizia's best eggplant parmiggiana

Letizia Tripp

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@Letizia_Tripp

this is a favorite dish in my house . been making for years. everybody loves it . yes it's a lot of work, definatelly but ... it's definatelly worth it !!!!


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Serves:

10 PEOPLE

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 large
firm eggplants
few c
breadcrumbs
3 large
bags of shredded mozzarella (2cups each)
3 c
grated parmesan cheese
my
marinara sauce , triple size
big
amount of vegetable oil .
4
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
make my marinara sauce and triple the size. peel and cut eggplants the long side down.get a large colander and make a layer of the sliced eggplants. sprinkle salt on it . repeat layers until all eggplant is finished. underneath the colander put a past bowl to collect the water that will come out . on top of the layered eggplants put a flat dish and a heavy weight on i.... like for exaple a very big bottle of veg oil. let it sit for at least half hour .
2
this will get a sour brownish water out , is to take the souness out of the eggplant . then you rinse each slice under water. then you dry them with a kitchen towel.
3
take 4 eggs or more and wisk them with a wisk. put each slice in egg, then breadcrumbs. when you are done doing this . put i cup of vegetable oil in a large frying pan. start frying them until crisp . you will need to change the oil , frequently as it will get too dirty, from frying .
4
when you are done frying . get a 9x13 baking dish that is also a little deep . put a little bit of sauce on the bottom . start layering the eggplant . first eggplant , then sauce , grated cheese and mozzarella cheese . repeat layers until all done . bake at 400 for 45 minutes or until done . enjoy it's delicious .

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Regional Style: Italian