Eggplant Parmesan

9
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

My mother-in-law taught me how to pick, peel, and slice eggplants. My daughters now know how to do the same. My family just loves eggplant, but it has to be skinless and cooked this way. Can you say "spoiled"? lol

Here is our family recipe. I hope you enjoy it too.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 or 3
    whole eggplants
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour, or more as needed
  • 3
    eggs, or more depending on how many eggplants you cook
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    vegetable oil, for frying
  • 16 oz
    mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1
    28 oz. jar of your favorite sauce, (i use homemade)

How to Make Eggplant Parmesan

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and slice your eggplants thin.
  2. Season flour with salt and pepper. Scramble eggs in a shallow bowl. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  3. Dip eggplant in flour first, then in egg, and place in hot oil in skillet. Cook until browned on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  4. In a shallow casserole dish, make little sandwiches with 2 pieces of eggplant and slice of mozzarella cheese. Fill the casserole, stacking the eggplant sandwiches 2 times.
  5. Cover with your favorite sauce, more mozzarella cheese, and bake for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Serve with a nice green salad and garlic bread for a delicious meal.

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About Eggplant Parmesan

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy




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