Cheesy Eggplant (Aubergine) Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Dancer^

Eggplant casserole

Top Review by Queen of Harts

When I make this, I use store-bought sauce to save time. I grill my eggplant in my grill pan until soft. Then I follow the recipe as written. Very yummy, my DH likes spaghetti or penne on the side.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and sauté over low heat until onion is tender, about 6 minutes.
  3. Stir in undrained whole tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, oregano, basil and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and let simmer, uncovered, for 40 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Arrange eggplant slices on a steamer rack, place in a large pot to which 1 inch of water has been added, and steam for about 5 minutes until eggplant is tender.
  6. Do not overcook.
  7. Combine the mozzarella and cottage cheeses together and set aside.
  8. Coat a 13x9 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and place a layer of eggplant in the pan.
  9. Top eggplant with some of the sauce mixture and some of the cheese mixture and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  10. Repeat the steps in layers until all the ingredients are used.
  11. Bake at 350 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes and serve hot.

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