Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella

Yerbabuena en la Cocina
Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella
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Description

Experience the mild flavor of mozzarella melted over the savory taste of eggplant. This dish is loaded with garlic, basil, onions, and tomatoes that will excite your taste buds with every bite. You can serve this casserole with a side of any vegetable, or you can dress it up by sprinkling shredded greens over the top.

Ingredients

3 eggplant (thinly sliced)
300 grams mozzarella cheese (drained and grated)
olive oil
125 grams parmesan cheese (grated)
3 tablespoons bread crumbs
15 grams butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onions
2 cloves garlic (minced)
400 grams canned tomatoes (whole)
1 teaspoon sugar
8 basil leaves
salt and ground black pepper

Directions

1Preheat the oven to 200 Celsius.
2Salt and pepper the eggplant slices and place in one layer into the bottom of two baking sheets. Drizzle with oil and bake for 15-20 minutes, until tender.
3Saute the onion in olive oil until soft and transparent. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, mashing with a wooden spoon.
4Add the sugar, salt, and pepper, and cook until the sauce reduces and thickens. Add the basil.
5Grease a baking dish and place the first sheet of baked eggplant on the bottom. Sprinkle with half the mozzarella and layer with half of the tomato sauce and half the parmesan cheese. Repeat once more, ending with the tomato sauce.
6Mix the breadcrumbs with the rest of the parmesan and sprinkle on top. Dot with butter.
7Bake at 180 Celsius for 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.
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NutritionView more

640Calories
Sodium49%DV1170mg
Fat62%DV40g
Protein69%DV35g
Carbs14%DV41g
Fiber60%DV15g

PER SERVING *

Calories640Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat40g62%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol90mg30%
Sodium1170mg49%
Potassium1380mg39%
Protein35g69%
Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate41g14%
Dietary Fiber15g60%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.