Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

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How To Make Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Delicious eggplant slices coated in breadcrumbs, smothered in marinara sauce, and baked to perfection with layers of mozzarella cheese.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 75 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds
  • 1 cup of Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups of marinara sauce
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with olive oil.

  2. Season eggplant rounds with salt and pepper.

  3. In a shallow dish, mix Italian breadcrumbs with grated parmesan cheese.

  4. Dip each eggplant round in egg, then coat in the breadcrumb mixture, tapping off excess.

  5. Place eggplant rounds on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown and crispy (about 10 minutes on each side).

  6. Layer half the marinara sauce on the bottom of the baking dish.

  7. Place half of the eggplant rounds on top of the marinara sauce.

  8. Add another layer of marinara sauce, followed by another layer of eggplant.

  9. Cover with the shredded mozzarella cheese.

  10. Bake until heated through (about 30-35 minutes).

  11. Garnish with fresh basil.

Nutrition

  • Calories : 478kcal
  • Total Fat : 22g
  • Saturated Fat : 10g
  • Cholesterol : 101mg
  • Sodium : 1694mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 41g
  • Dietary Fiber : 7g
  • Sugar : 13g
  • Protein : 29g
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