Franks Eggplant Siciliano

Franks Eggplant Siciliano

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 qt
    marinara sauce
  • 1 large
    eggplant, sliced
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, sweet, cooked, drained and coarsley chopped
  • 1 lb
    mozzarella cheese
  • 2 c
    romano cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 4 tsp
    basil leaves
  • 2 tsp
    oregano
  • ·
    pepper to taste

How to Make Franks Eggplant Siciliano

Step-by-Step

  1. First, take a 10 x 14 glass baking pan and coat the sides and bottom with the olive oil.
  2. Then pour a cup of the marinara sauce into the pan and spread it out evenly.
  3. Next, place a layer of the sliced eggplant in the pan (making sure to work it into the sauce).
  4. Then spread on another half-cup or so of sauce to cover the eggplant.
  5. Now SPRINKLE on some Italian sausage ... then some mozzarella...then some Romano...then some garlic powder...then some basil...then some oregano.
  6. Just try to get the SPRINKLINGS as evenly distributed as possible.
  7. At this point, ladle on another cup of the sauce, spread it around, and cover it with another layer of eggplant.
  8. Now repeat the entire process over and over again until all the ingredients are used, and top off the dish with a heavy layer of mozzarella.
  9. Now, preheat your oven to 350 degrees, season to taste with the black pepper, and cover the dish TIGHTLY with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  10. All that's left is to bake it in the upper third of your oven for about an hour (or until the eggplant is soft and tender), then cool for about 20 minutes before serving.

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About Franks Eggplant Siciliano

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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