This week's "Meatless Monday" Recipe of the Week - Baked Eggplant with Cheese Italian-Style. It's from the CooksRecipes website. The Cooks site (http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html) has a fantastic selection of recipes to suit all tastes and cuisines so be sure to check them out. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!
Baked Eggplant with Cheese Italian-Style
A delicious Italian-style eggplant and cheese casserole.
6 to 7 eggplants, sliced into 2 inch rounds
1 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
1 (14-ounce) can chunky tomato sauce
6 thin slices tomato
8 (1-ounce) slices Wisconsin Scamorze cheese*
1 teaspoon grated onion
1 -Dip eggplant slices in egg and then bread crumbs.
2 - Heat olive oil in skillet; brown eggplant lightly on both sides. Arrange in buttered 12x7-inch baking dish. Season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle with parsley and sliced mushrooms.
3 - Pour tomato sauce over casserole. Top with tomato slices and then cheese slices. Sprinkle grated onion over cheese.
4 - Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
Makes 8 servings.