How to Make Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

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Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Description

 Eggplant Parmesan is perhaps the most popular of all eggplant recipes. If you enjoy eggplants, you will love this eggplant parmesan recipe. It’s a real Italian treat.

Serves: 4 to 6 people

Did You Know? Per capita consumption of eggplant in the United States is just over one pound. However, those of us who like Eggplant consume much more. 

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Ingredients

1 large eggplant

3 eggs beaten

1 cup dried breadcrumbs

3/4 cup olive oil

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 teaspoons oregano

1/2 pound sliced mozzarella cheese

3 eight-ounce cans of tomato sauce

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ° F

  2. Wash eggplant

  3. Cut eggplant into thick, 1/4″ slices

  4. Dip slices into eggs, then into bread crumbs

  5. Sauté in hot olive oil until golden brown on both sides

  6. Place a layer of eggplant into a 2 quart (greased) casserole

  7. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, oregano, and mozzarella

  8. Cover with tomato sauce

  9. Repeat until all eggplant slices are used.

  10. Top with a layer of sauce, and several slices of mozzarella.

  11. Bake uncovered for 1/2 hour, or until sauce is bubbly.

 

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