Fried Eggplant Parmigiana

Catherine O'Hara

By
@kit63

Probably my hubby's favorite dinner dish! Even my kids like it!


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1
large eggplant
2 c
bread crumbs, italian seasoning
4
eggs, medium
1/4 c
milk
2 1/2 c
canola oil or olive oil
2 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
1 c
mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
ricotta cheese
1 box
linguine pasta

Step-By-Step

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1Wash & dry eggplant. Slice eggplant into 1/2 inch slices. Put aside.

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2Pour 1 cup of bread crumbs into a pie dish. (reserve the other cup for later if you need more bread crumbs)

3In another pie dish, crack 3 eggs and add milk and whisk together. Add pepper if desired.

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4In a large, deep frying pan pour oil and heat on medium high.

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5While oil is heating, take eggplant(individually)and Dip into egg mixture then into the bread crumbs, Coating both sides. Depending on the size of you pan, Place 4 slices at a time to fry, 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. In the mean time,on a large plate, place paper towels for the eggplant to drain on once it is fried.Continue until all eggplant is used.

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6Once eggplant has been fried, place in an 13x9 baking dish, layering with spaghetti sauce,until all eggplant is layered in the dish and sauce is used.

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7Once the eggplant and sauce are in the dish, sprinkle the parmasan and mozzarella cheeses over the eggplant/sauce.

8Cover with foil and bake in oven at 350F for 30-40 minutes or until heated thoroughly.

9While the Eggplant is baking...in a large pot boil water for linguini, follow instructions on pasta box.

10Serve Eggplant atop of the linguini with a dollop of ricotta cheese. Sprinkle with extra parm/mozzarella if desired. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian