Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

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I have won several "throw-downs" with this recipe. It is a great dish if you have a vegetarian coming to dinner.


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40 Min
20 Min


  • 1/3 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 c
    tomato paste
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 medium
    eggplant, peeled, halved and sliced longways 1/2" thick (like steak fries)
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    cooking oil
  • 1/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 6 oz
    sliced mozzarella cheese

How to Make Eggplant Parmigiana


  1. For tomato sauce, in medium saucepan, cook onion and garlic in 2 T of oil till tender. Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaf, parsley 1/2 t salt, oregano and pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce heat, simmering gently. Simmer uncovered, while you are frying up your eggplant, stirring occasionally. Disgard bay leaf.
  2. Combine flour and 1/2 t salt. Dip eggplant slices into beaten egg, then into flour mixture. In a large skillet brown eggplant, half at a time, in 1/2 cup hot oil about 3 minutes on each side, adding additional oil as needed. Drain well on paper towels.
  3. Arrange a single layer of eggplant in bottom on a 8" x 8" baking dish. Top with 1/2 of the parmesan cheese, half of the sauce and half of the mozzarella cheese. Cut remaining mozzarella into triangles. Repeat the layers of eggplant, parm, sauce, and mozzarella. Bake uncovered, in 400 degree oven for 15 - 20 minutes, till heated through.

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About Eggplant Parmigiana

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

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