Days Eggplant Parmesan

Days Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

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Maria Espravnik


This is from a celebrity 'friend' of mine

Original recipe states dish is served hot or cold. We prefer it hot.

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
1 Hr


3 lb
2 Tbsp
olive oil
4 Tbsp
olive oil
2 1/2 lb
tomatoes, peel and chopped
3 sprig(s)
basil ( 1/2 tsp dried basil)
egg, beaten
1 c
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
8 oz
mozzarella cheese, sliced

How to Make Days Eggplant Parmesan


  • 1Trim and peel eggplant and thinly cut them lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 2Sprinkle with salt
  • 3Allow to drain 1 hr in colander..... to eliminate bitter juices.
  • 4Wipe eggplant slices dry
  • 5Fry them in HOT olive oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels
  • 6Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in pan
  • 7Add the tomatoes and basil, and cook until tomatoes are soft and thick like a sauce, approximately 10-12 minutes.
  • 8Add salt and pepper to taste
  • 9Arrange a layer of eggplant slices in a shallow, wide baking dish.
  • 10Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on slices and cover with a few slices of mozzarella cheese.
  • 11Spread tomato sauce and beaten egg on eggplant.
  • 12Repeat layering until all ingredients are used, topping with eggplant lightly sprinkled with Parmesan cheese
  • 13Bake in a moderate oven (375ºF) uncovered for about 40 minutes.

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About Days Eggplant Parmesan

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Eggplant