Chef Dick's Eggplant Parmesan

Chef Dick's Eggplant Parmesan

Ready in 45 minutes

Thin slice eggplant with a hearty red sauce

"It was so easy & a HUGE hit with my family! We will definitely be making this on a regular basis! Thanks!!"

- Just_mer74

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2 whole eggplant; peeled and thinly sliced
24 ounces bread crumbs; Progresson Italian
1 pound mozzarella; shredded or sliced
4 large Eggs
vegetable oil; for frying
parmesan cheese; to taste
Italian red sauce; Little Venice copykat
1 cup water

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



Peel and thinly slice the eggplant.

Layer the slices between paper towels

to absorb extra moisture for approx. 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours.

Heat skillet with equal mix of oils.

Mix eggs and water in bowl. On separate plate, pour breadcrumbs.

Dip eggplant into egg mix, then into bread crumbs. Press Bread crumbs

firmly into eggplant and cover completely.

Place breaded eggplant into hot oil. Cook until lightly brown on both

sides, turning as required.

Layer fried eggplant on paper towels to absorb excess grease.

Spread sauce on bottom of 9x13 baking dish.

Layer as such: eggplant, sauce, mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Do

not put the top layer of mozzarella cheese on dish until the last 10


Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes, until bubbling. Take

cover off and add mozzarella for another 10 minutes.

Remove from oven when cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.


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This was super tasty. I've made it twice already! =)
SweetnSpicyJ 3 weeks ago
Just like Nana used to make! Love it
ChitownFrank 1 year ago
YOU said to fry in mixed oil but only listed veg. oil???
mmmgood123 1 year ago
It was so easy & a HUGE hit with my family! We will definitely be making this on a regular basis! Thanks!!
Just_mer74 3 years ago
Santa_Claus 3 years ago
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