Momma's Eggplant Parmesan

Patricia Kutchins


Eggplant Parmesan is not by any means a new recipe, but, my mom's recipe I think was the best! I updated it by using Italian Flavored Panko bread crumbs.

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25 Min
40 Min


medium eggplant
eggs beaten
1/4 c
parmesan cheese grated
1/2 c
1 1/2 c
panko breadcrumbs italian flavored
1 jar(s)
tomato sauce
1 c
2 c
shredded mozarella cheese
3/4 c
c olive oil


11. Peel and slice the eggplant into thin slices

22. Lay the slices out on a cookie sheet

33. Sprinkle salt on the eggplant

44. Take the jar of tomato sauce and mix the whole thing with 1 cup water in a bowl. It needs to be thin.

55. Beat the eggs with ¼ c parmesian cheese

66. Have 3 dishes ready – flour, egg mixture, bread crumbs

77. After 5 minutes rinse the eggplant quickly to remove some of the salt

88. Have 7 x 11 glass casserole dish ready. Pour a little sauce on bottom.

99. Put ½ c olive oil in skillet and heat

1010. Dip the eggplant slices in flour, egg mixture and then in bread crumbs

1111. Fry them in skillet until brown

1212. Layer them on the bottom of the casserole dish in single layer

1313. Sprinkle shredded cheese over eggplant

1414. Ladle sauce over the layer

1515. Continue to fry the eggplant and make layers until all cooked up. Add more olive oil as needed.

1616. Pour sauce over top and more shredded cheese

1717. Bake in 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes until bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian