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Monday, April 21, 2014

Eggplant Rollatini

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My dear husband don't eat eggplant like stuffed or simple Indian curry style, only he prefers as baigan bhartha or in Italian dishes like Parmesan Sandwich or this way or on top of pizza. He wants everything perfect  and he is so good in tasting the food, if he says just put a dash of lime juice or salt and then dish become perfect. So he was telling me to make this dish for so long, so one week I planned ahead and brought everything to make this dish over weekend. Well as a perfectionist he has to cut those eggplant in same size so only for that purpose we have food slicer , so he cut it and we both made this dish together.  This is a very easy and filling dish, first I was thinking to make pasta on side but when we sliced it ,  I saw enough to feed us so didn't bother to make it and just enjoy as it is with a glass of wine.


Ingredients :

1 big purple eggplant, thinly sliced.
Eggplant Slicer

1 cup Ricotta Cheese
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1 grated carrot
2 tbsp. toasted pine nuts
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp. Italian seasoning or any other dried Italian herbs
1 cup or as needed Marinara sauce
few red pepper flakes

Method:

Sliced the eggplant in similar size.
put it in salted water till you grill them.
Grill all the slices so it gets tender, you don't have to grill it too much.
In a bowl , add ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, carrot, pine nuts, salt and pepper, seasoning, red pepper flakes and mix it.

Preheat the oven at 375 F.
In a baking dish spread marinara sauce in one single layer.
Now take one grilled slice and put a big tablespoon of stuffing in one side of the eggplant.
Roll it till end and arrange it in baking dish.
Finish all and put them in baking dish.

If you have leftover stuffing putting on top of it , don't waste it.
Spread sauce all over eggplant and then spread cheese on it.

Bake it in the oven till cheese melted from inside and outside for around 15-20 minutes, and check in between too.

Take it out from the oven, leave it outside for 5 minutes because inside stuffing is very hot.
Serve it in a plate and enjoy with a glass of wine or side of salad or Garlic Bread Sticks.




Enjoy.


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27 comments:

  1. Looks so tempting dear.. Yummy and cheesy.

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  2. this looks so cheesy.... yum...

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  4. Nice recipe and seems easy one too.

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  5. Your husband sure knows what he is saying. I see the outcome. Good use of eggplant; always our fav.

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  6. too tempting n a must try recipe... very healthy twist :)

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  7. cheesy saucy eggplant ...me too dont like eggplant ,i sure can try this .

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  8. Delicious eggplant rollatini, thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.

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  9. Looks great and I'm sure it tastes great too-:)

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  10. Lovely eggplant slicer........ Rollatini looks cheesy and yummy!!

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  11. Nice cheesy peesy dish.im sure it must have tasted great.the eggplant slicer is so good

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  12. So cheesy and very irresistible eggplant rollatini..Makes me hungry.

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  13. fancy slicer and all huh!
    i am sure your hubby was happy with this perfect dish:)

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  14. Wow superb dish,looks so so yummy,restaurant style.

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  15. Wow, nice dish Linsy. looks yum yum

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  16. Love your slices Linsy!! perfect recipe also!! Wish I have this slices to make bajjis :)

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  17. i tried some other version of Brinjal with baked cheese :D

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  18. thats a brilliant recipe !! I love eggplants in my bakes, specially Eggplant Parmesan.. and am sure I will love this too.. great idea girl ! :)

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  19. That eggplant slicer is neat! I love eggplant anyway and when prepared italian its just muah:)

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  20. I love this! All thats cheese with lovely sauce and aubergines. It must be fantastic I am sure. Thanks for sharing another great recipe with Four Seasons Food x

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