Delicious Fake Eggplant Parmigiana
Recipe type: Main dishes
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Serves: 4
Delicious fake eggplant parmigiana
  • 2 big or 4 small eggplants
  • extra virgin olive oil (I used my spray)
  • salt
  • tomato sauce (about 2 cups)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (about 6 Tbsp or to taste)
  • topping:
  • 2 slices of bread (I used whole wheat one)
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 230°C/450°C.
  2. Wash the eggplants and cut the extremities.
  3. Cut each in slices of about 1 cm/ 0.5in.
  4. Cover 2 oven trays with parchment paper. Spray some olive oil on it.
  5. Put the eggplant slices without overlaying them. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Flip the slices and salt them and spray more olive oil.
  7. Bake for about 20 minutes. Turn the slices upside down and bake for 20 minutes more.
  8. Put them aside.
  9. Lower the oven to 400°F/200°C.
  10. Put the bread, oil, salt and pepper into your food processor and reduce them to crumbs.
  11. Take an oven pan about 9 x 9 in /20x20cm and spread some tomato sauce at the bottom. Add some grated parmesan.
  12. Add a layer of eggplant slices and repeat the layers until finished.
  13. Cover with the bread crumbs and bake until the crumbs become colored.
  14. Let it rest 5 minutes before serving.
  15. Buon appetito!
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