Easy Eggplant Parmesan



Easy Eggplant Parmesan

If you’re looking for a delicious Italian-inspired dish that’s both easy to make and incredibly satisfying, you’ve come to the right place. Our Easy Eggplant Parmesan recipe will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. With layers of crispy breaded eggplant, rich tomato sauce, and melted cheese, this dish is a comfort food classic that never disappoints.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggplants
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking sheet with olive oil.
  2. Peel the eggplants and slice them into 1/2-inch thick rounds.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Dip each eggplant slice into the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  5. Place the coated eggplant slices on the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the eggplant slices are golden brown.
  7. In a separate baking dish, spread a layer of marinara sauce.
  8. Arrange a layer of baked eggplant slices on top of the sauce.
  9. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the eggplant slices.
  10. Repeat the layers until you’ve used all the eggplant slices, sauce, and cheese.
  11. Bake in the oven for an additional 25-30 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  12. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  13. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Total time: 1 hour

Serves: 6

Our Easy Eggplant Parmesan is a crowd-pleaser that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions. The crispy eggplant, savory marinara sauce, and gooey melted cheese come together to create a symphony of flavors that will have everyone asking for seconds. Whether you’re a fan of Italian cuisine or just looking to try something new, this recipe is a winner.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 20g

Indulge in the irresistible flavors of Italy with our Easy Eggplant Parmesan. This dish is a true crowd-pleaser, and it’s surprisingly simple to make. Whether you’re serving it to your family or impressing guests at a dinner party, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to savor every bite of this classic Italian comfort food!

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