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1 hr 15 mins
This vegetable specialty takes its name from the glazed earthenware dish in which it is traditionally baked. Lovely presentation and great taste! This recipe came from Country Living magazine.
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- 6 cloves garlic, halved lengthwise
- 3 small eggplants, sliced crosswise into 1/4 inch thick rounds (about 2 pounds)
- 4 medium onions, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds (about 1 3/4 pounds)
- 6 medium tomatoes, sliced crosswise into 1/4 inch rounds (about 2 pounds)
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 (8 ounce) package mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
- fresh thyme sprig (optional)
- 1Heat oven to 400*F.
- 2LIghtly oil 12x9" oval baking dish.
- 3In bottom of baking dish, scatter garlic halves.
- 4Starting at one side of dish, create 3 lengthwise rows of vegetables, alternating slices of eggplant, onion, and tomato, that are standing on edge, until dish is full.
- 5Brush vegetables with 2 tbls.
- 6olive oil and sprinkle with the salt.
- 7Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until eggplant is very tender.
- 8Carefully remove baking dish from oven and randomly insert cheese slices into vegetable rows.
- 9Brush with remaining 1 tbls.
- 10oil and sprinkle with thyme leaves.
- 11Return baking dish to oven and bake 12 to 15 minutes or until cheese melts.
- 12Cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
- 13top with thyme sprigs, if desired.
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Nutritional Facts for Le Tian
Serving Size: 1 (389 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 221.8
- Calories from Fat 108
- Total Fat 12.0 g
- Saturated Fat 4.5 g
- Cholesterol 22.4 mg
- Sodium 262.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 21.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 9.1 g
- Sugars 9.9 g
- Protein 9.9 g