~ Easy Eggplant Parmesan ~
1 clovegarlic, minced
3 Tbspextra virgin olive oil, divided
1/2 tspdried oregano
1 - 15 ozcan, crushed tomatoes
3/4 tspsalt, divided
6 - 8basil leaves, torn into pieces
2 smalleggplants, sliced 1/2 inch thick
1/2 cparmesan cheese
8 ozfresh mozzarella cheese - sliced into 1/8 - 1/4 inch slices
How to Make ~ Easy Eggplant Parmesan ~
- On a sheet pan, line with foil. Brush foil with 2 teaspoons olive oil.
In a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil and add the garlic and oregano. cook just until garlic is tender. Add the tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt and sugar and bring to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes and add the basil. Remove from heat.
Take your eggplant slices and arrange them on the prepared sheet pan and using a pastry brush, brush with remaining oil. Sprinkle each with remaining salt and pepper.
Broil for 8 minutes about 4 - 6 inches from heating element until browned Turn eggplant to other side, brush with oil, broil another 6 - 7 minutes or until browned.
Sprinkle each slice with 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon of sauce and 1 slice of mozzarella cheese. Broil another 3 - 5 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and somewhat browning.