How to make: Eggplant Parmesan

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slice eggplant into round circles
bake eggplant parmesan for 40 minutes in oven, until the top is browned
eggplant parmesan

HOW TO MAKE: Eggplant Parmesan

What is eggplant parmesan?

Originally from southern Italy, this dish has many versions around the world, including breaded veal and chicken substituted for the eggplant (aubergine).

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 3 eggplants (aubergine) peeled and sliced
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 litre spaghetti sauce
  • fresh mozzarella cheese 500 grams
  • parmesan cheese 1/2 cup

METHOD:

  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit  (175 degrees Celsius )
  2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan on medium high
  3. Dip eggplant slices into egg and then roll in breadcrumbs and place in your frying pan  turning once when golden brown. It should take two lots to fry all your eggplant. Turn down if it gets too hot.
  4. In a 9X13 bake dish pour in 1/2 your tomato sauce and place your first batch of eggplant in a layer on top of it
  5. Then add 1/2 you mozzarella and parmesan cheese like you layer a lasagna
  6. Repeat with your second batch of eggplant and cheese
  7. Place in oven for 25 minutes or until the top layer of cheese is golden brown
Slice Eggplant
slice eggplant into circles
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Deep Fried Eggplant
fry eggplant once breaded in oil
layer like a lasagna
layer like a lasagna
bake for 40 minutes in oven, until the top is browned
bake for 40 minutes in oven, until the top is browned
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