1In Dutch oven casserole, place first 9 ingredients and simmer mixture for about
30 minutes or until eggplant is soft. Meanwhile, beat together ricotta, eggs,
Parmesan and sweet basil until blended. In a 9 x 13 inch pan, spread 1/2 the
eggplant mixture. Top with ricotta cheese mixture and then remaining eggplant
mixture. Sprinkle to with 1 T. grated Parmesan cheese, which is optional. Bake
at 350 for about 20 minutes or until cheese layer is set. Cut into squares and
serve. Casserole can be baked earlier in the day and heated at serving time.
Source: Renny Darling