Satisfying Eggplant Parm



Satisfying Eggplant Parm

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Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups of marinara sauce
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Slice the eggplant into 1/2-inch rounds and sprinkle both sides with salt. Let them sit for about 10 minutes to release excess moisture.
  3. Rinse the eggplant slices and pat them dry with paper towels.
  4. In a shallow bowl, combine breadcrumbs and grated Parmesan cheese.
  5. Dip each eggplant slice into the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring both sides are coated.
  6. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  7. Add the breaded eggplant slices to the skillet and cook until they’re golden brown on both sides. Remove from the skillet and drain on paper towels.
  8. In a baking dish, spread a layer of marinara sauce. Place a layer of eggplant slices on top, followed by a layer of mozzarella cheese. Repeat until all ingredients are used.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  10. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Satisfying Eggplant Parm is a delicious Italian classic that’s perfect for a cozy family dinner or a special occasion. This recipe features crispy breaded eggplant slices layered with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese, creating a dish that’s both comforting and flavorful. With a golden brown crust and tender eggplant inside, it’s a crowd-pleaser you’ll want to make again and again. Serve it with a side of pasta or a fresh salad for a complete meal that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 350, Fat: 16g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 22g

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