Italian-Style Eggplant

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 35 minutes
  • 3 servings

Italian cuisine is famous all around the world for its pizza, pasta, and tasty desserts, but the one thing you are missing is that Italians value their vegetables! Combine eggplant with tomato sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan and you have yourself a tasty treat!

Ingredients Needed for Italian-Style Eggplant

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon oregano
1 eggplant
2 tablespoons of olive oil
5 ounces of mozzarella

How to Cook Italian-Style Eggplant

  1. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  2. Heat a pan and add vegetable oil.
  3. Add garlic and tomato sauce. Season with oregano, salt and pepper and let simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Slice the eggplant into 0.4 inch (1 cm) thick slices.
  5. Brush them with olive oil and sprinkle a pinch of oregano and salt.
  6. Bake them for 15 minutes. Leave the oven heated.
  7. Take them out of the oven and using a spoon cover their top surface with the previously cooked tomato sauce. Add mozzarella on top.
  8. Put them back in the oven and bake for 7-8 minutes.
  9. When ready, serve with parmesan.

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