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2 Aprile, 2010 16:48

Eggplant "parmigiana"

4 1 h Easy


  • 1 Kg. of Eggplant.
  • Tomato sauce.
  • 100 gr. of Parmesan cheese.
  • 200 gr. of Mozzarella cheese.
  • Basil leaves.
  • Oil to fry.


  • Clean the eggplants and slice lengthwise.
  • Sprinkle with a pinch of salt put them in a strainer and let them eliminate the excess water then rinse, dry and deep fry them a few at the time.
  • When ready drain them on paper towels.
  • In a baking pan make a layer of eggplants, sprinkle with some parmesan cheese, some slices of mozzarella cheese and cover with the tomato sauce, Then again , another layer of eggplants ,parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese ant tomato sauce. Continue until the ingredients are finished. The top should be covered with the cheese.
  • Bake (180°) for 20 minutes. Garnish with the basil leaves and serve hot.


  • If you like, use it as a very rich sauce for a nice plate of pasta.

    A nice idea might be to serve them as an appetizer in single portions, to do that follow the same method but use a round cutter to shape the portions.



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