Eggplant Rollups

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Ingredients

  • 4 eggs,:lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons:garlic powder, divided
  • 2 cups:grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon:Italian seasoning
  • Salt and:pepper to taste
  • 1 cup:flour
  • 1 cup:oil for frying
  • 2 large:eggplant, peeled and sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) container:ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup:shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon:dried parsley
  • 1 (10 ounce) package:chopped frozen spinach, thawed and pressed
  • 4 cups:Mariara Sauce or 1 28 ounce jar tomato pasta sauce, divided

Preparation

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a shallow mixing bowl combine 3 eggs, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 cup Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. In a separate, shallow dish or plate, pour the flour.
  2. Heat oil in a large, deep skillet. Dredge eggplant slices in flour, then in egg mixture and then in the Parmesan mixture. Fry the slices 2 or 3 at a time in hot oil. Place fried slices on a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  3. In a large bowl combine the ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, remaining 1 cup Parmesan, remaining 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 egg, parsley and spinach; mix well. Spread about 1/3 of the pasta sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. Place about 2 tablespoons of spinach mixture in the center of each eggplant slice and roll securely; place in prepared pan.
  5. Pour remaining pasta sauce over eggplant rolls and top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Serves 6.
Publish date:
Mar 7, 2011
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