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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini

You will need about 4 cups of your favorite tomato sauce

mix all ingedients
1 lb ricotta cheese
2 tablespoon your favorite grated cheese
1 egg
few tablespoons of chopped mozzarella is optional
tsp fresh chopped parsley
salt/pepper to taste

1 Eggplant (slice rounds 1/4`` thick )

1 cup flour
1 egg beat w/ 5 tbsp milk
2 cups seasoned bread crumbs

oil for frying

Take slices of eggplant and coat with flour then in the egg mixture and then coat in the bread crumbs ... fry in hot oil (1/2`` deep or you can deep fry ..make sure oil is hot when you place the eggplant in the oil) Fry till golden brown and crispy .

cool down eggplant, when its cool take each slice and scoop a tablespoon of the the cheese mixture in the center and roll the eggplant ,(add a scoop of sauce at the bottom of a baking pan ) Place over the sauce with the the side that remains open facing down fill the rest ...cover with sauce and place foil over the top

cook in 375 degree oven till it bubbles (approximately 20 minutes) ovens may vary .. you can put more mozzarella over the top if you like and cook an additional 5 minutes till the cheese gets all bubbly on top) serve with a side of pasta .

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