Servings: 8 to 10
For many Italian-American families, eggplant Parmesan is that heirloom recipe that tends to make an appearance at every important family gathering. This simple yet special casserole, rich with silken eggplant, tangy marinara, and gooey mozzarella, will surely grace many tables over the holidays. Even if your family lineage doesn’t trace back to Naples, this comfort food classic is perfect for group entertaining.
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Was very delicious. Would make again. The only aspect of the recipe that I was not too crazy about was the frying part - I've seen recipes from other sources that permitted the eggplant to be baked rather than fried in peanut oil. As such, while the taste was amazing I couldn't help but feel guilty, wishing that the recipe was more healthy in the form of baking the eggplant instead of frying it beforehand. I suppose moderation (in this case of oils and frying as a cooking method are key) so I would recommend this recipe after all. Cheers.
I never sweat the eggplant... and used a non-stick pan for the frying thus able to use less oil. loved the balance between the cheese and sauce.
I really loved this dish and so did my guests!
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