Eggplant Rollatini

Linda Kauppinen


This is a great recipe for eggplant lovers!!
Alternatively, veal, chicken, or fish may be used in place of the eggplant.

★★★★★ 6 votes
Serves 4 to 6
30 Min
30 Min

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This recipe had a great Italian flavor. I love the mix of cheese in this one.  This would be a great dish for your vegetarian friends.


1 large
good sized male egg plant. (male has the indented end and has less seeds)
italian sauce of your choice.
1 c
ricotta cheese
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 c
romano cheese, grated
1 c
mozzarella cheese, grated
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 large
eggs, beaten
2 c
italian bread crumbs
olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Eggplant Rollatini


  • 1In a small mixing bowl, combine ricotta, Romano, black pepper, garlic powder, and oregano and mix well.
    set aside in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • 2Peel your eggplant and slice thin length wise.
    Dip in beaten egg and coat with bread crumbs.
    Place in skillet with olive oil and brown lightly.
    Set on paper towel to drain.
  • 3In baking pan, put a layer of sauce on the bottom to keep rolatini from sticking.
    Take eggplant from wide end and coat with ricotta mixture. Roll from wide end to narrow end and place with end to the bottom of the pan.
  • 4Coat all your rolled eggplant with Italian sauce, sprinkle with grated Romano cheese.
    Cook in oven set at 325 until bubbling.
    Remove from oven and put a layer of Mozzarella cheese on top of egg plant.
    Put back in oven until cheese is melted and serve!

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About Eggplant Rollatini

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy