Follow me on Facebook :

Get the recipe at:

Music courtesy of Audio Network.

Melanzane alla parmigiana is an italian dish prepared in many region but the origin is from Sicily and somebody say from Emilia Romagna. This time i was not able to find the original recipes so I used my granny recipes.
If you want you can take a look at my video recipes and subscribe to my youtube channel to be advised every monday of new recipes.

Ingredients :

• Tomato puree - 1400ml
• Extra virgin olive oil - 4 spoon
• Small onion - 1
• Cloves of garlic - 2
• Salt
• Fresh basil leaves
• Eggplant - 1,5Kg
• Coarse or kosher salt
• Firm, savoury Italian cheese - 300gr
• Cup grated parmesan cheese - 150gr
• Oil for frying


Slice the eggplant into slices about 1cm thick. Put in a bowl, form layers of the eggplant slices, sprinkling a pinch of salt between each layer. The water in the eggplant will drain out into the bowl.

Prepare the tomato sauce by putting a bit of olive oil into a pot, add the garlic and diced onion and cook until became soft. Then add the tomato puree and after everything is cooked through and well heated, finish off the sauce with a swirl of extra virgin olive oil and the fresh basil leaves.

Rinse the slices well under running water to get rid of the extra salt, and dry them very thoroughly with paper towels. Fry them in the vegetable oil.

Now we can assemble eggplant parmesan. In a casserole dish, add a thin layer of tomato sauce and then add the fried eggplant.
Add another layer of sauce over the eggplant. Sprinkle the grated parmesan cheese and finally the slices of cheese.
Start on the second layer. Remember, if you've layered your eggplant horizontally in the first layer, go vertically in the second layer. We'll finish off the dish with a layer of sauce and a good sprinkling of parmesan.

Bake the dish at 200⁰C for 40 minutes.

You can serve hot or cold.


Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…