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Eggplant Parmigiana: 14 recipes for this very versatile Italian dish

If you love eggplant parmigiana, check out the wonderful recipes we’ve separated for you below! A tip for making the perfect eggplant in the oven: after cutting it, add salt and leave it in a colander for 30 minutes. This will result in the elimination of excess water, so that they are very crispy. Follow the recipes:

1. Simple eggplant parmigiana

Simple, vegetarian and delicious recipe. Here, the eggplants are fried and breaded with only egg and flour. The tomato sauce is even better with the mozzarella on top. See all the details in the video now!

2. Simple Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana

Simple recipe that enchants for the flavor and there is no frying. The whole process takes place in the oven and, for the consistency to be perfect, the secret lies in the full-bodied sauce.

3. Eggplant Parmigiana baked with breadcrumbs

In the form of lasagna, in this preparation there is also no frying. Eggplants are breaded with egg, wheat flour and breadcrumbs or almonds.

4. Healthy eggplant parmigiana

Healthy recipe in which the eggplant is breaded with egg and a mix of flours. The cheese used is preferably ricotta, and it is very important to use a fresh tomato sauce.

5. Roasted eggplant parmigiana in slices

The cut of the eggplant is what makes this preparation stand out. The eggplants are cut into slices and, after being breaded, the ingredients are placed on top one by one, forming “fit mini pizzas”.

6. Eggplant Parmigiana with Zucchini

Both eggplant and zucchini parmigiana look amazing, and that’s what this recipe proposes! You can use eggplant or zucchini, sauce and cheese. Oh, it’s worth putting the two together too and interspersing.

7. Eggplant Parmigiana with ham

Another option in the form of lasagna, in which the layers are breaded and fried eggplant, tomato sauce, ham and lots of mozzarella cheese.

8. Eggplant Parmigiana with goat cheese

Goat cheese, champion in flavor, is responsible for adding to this recipe! Top it off with thyme, basil and black pepper for even more special flavors.

9. Eggplant Parmigiana with Bolognese Sauce

Recipe that spans generations of family and is made with a delicious bolognese sauce. Even better is to use, for breading, a breadcrumb seasoned with parsley, grated parmesan and black pepper.

10. Eggplant Parmigiana with marinara sauce

The highlight here is the marinara sauce, which is made with fresh tomatoes, garlic, onions, herbs – such as basil – and spices. However, it can have many variations and be simple or well incremented.

11. Eggplant Parmigiana with sliced ​​bread

The loaf of bread is essential, in this recipe, for breading the eggplants. Put the buns in a food processor, then add grated Parmesan, salt, pepper and it’s ready for you to bread!

12. Eggplant Parmigiana with buffalo mozzarella

Vegetarian option with buffalo mozzarella and lots of flavor. In addition to this cheese, grated pecorino cheese is used to brown even more and leave the combination spectacular.

13. Eggplant Parmigiana with orange peel

Another vegetarian recipe in which the sauce surprises! Here, it is made with olive oil, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, passata – which is cooked tomato pulp without the skin –, water, bay leaves and orange peels, plus a spoonful of tomato paste. Delicious, huh?

14. Vegan eggplant parmigiana

Finally, that wonderful vegan option that could not be missing from our list! The most interesting thing is that, after the tomato sauce, a delicious potato cream is added, which you can also check out on the “Tá na mesa vegg” channel.

The eggplant recipes that we list here, in addition to pleasing everyone, are fruits of Italian cuisine, which provides us with mega-tasty dishes! To find out how to make another Italian delight, check out our article on focaccia.

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