Eggplant Parmesan
Eggplant Parmesan
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Eggplant Parmesan

30 MIN
1 H



Parmesan Breadcrumbs




  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 375ºF (190ºC). Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  2. On a work surface, cut the eggplants in half lengthwise. Using a paring knife, score the flesh of the eggplants without piercing through the skin. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, brown the eggplants in the oil, cut-side down only. Transfer to the baking sheet, cut-side up. Bake for 40 minutes or until the flesh of the eggplants is tender. Set aside.

Parmesan Breadcrumbs

  1. Meanwhile, in a small non-stick skillet over medium heat, toast the breadcrumbs in the butter. Remove from the heat and add the Parmesan. Mix to combine and let cool.


  1. Spread the tomato sauce on top of the eggplants. Top with the mozzarella and Parmesan. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Let cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs and basil over top.
  2. Delicious as a main dish. You can also serve alongside grilled meat cutlets.


  1. This is my first time making Eggplant Parm, and I followed the recipe exactly. It was amazing! I served it with a salad and the whole family loved it, carnivores included.

  2. We have made this recipe several times and think it's the best eggplant parmesan recipe we have tried, and we have tried several (it's one of our favourite dishes). Also, it's very easy. It gets a big thumbs-up from us. Susan and Ron

  3. Ricardo, I am a devotee of your recipes and am constantly trying new ones; I am happy to say that I usually have great success with them. However, this particular recipe simply did not work. I followed the instructions as written, but the end result revealed the texture to be extremely mushy and the skin was tough. Overall, it was very unappetizing, although one would definitely think this combination of ingredients would work well! Sadly, I will not be making this dish again.

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