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Baked Eggplant with Parmesan

Easy delicious baked eggplant topped with loads of cheese appealing to all ages
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked dinner, baked meals,, eggplant,, savoury bakes,
Servings: 3 people

Equipment

  • OTG or MIcrowave Oven to bake
  • Baking Dish

Ingredients

  • 2 Eggplants / Large Brinjals
  • 1 1/2 -2 cups Marinara sauce Homemade or store bought
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 210C
  • Slice the eggplant vertically into long slices of 1/2 inch thickness and lay them on a baking tray lined with parchment
  • Brush the eggplants with olive oil on both sides and sprinkle some salt and pepper on it
  • Bake the eggplants for around 25 minutes till it is tender
  • Spread some marinara sauce at the bottom of an 9*4 baking dish. Top it with 4-5 slices of eggplant in a single row and sprinkle some parmesan cheese on it
  • Repeat these layers of sauce, eggplant and parmesan till all the eggplants are layered.
  • Top the dish with mozzarella cheese
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or till the top is a nice golden brown
  • Rest it for around 15 minutes in the baking dish and then cut into squares and serve