Cheesy Eggplant (Aubergine) Pesto Stacks

Recipe by FlemishMinx
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven at 375°F, and oil a shallow baking pan.
  • Cut the eggplant crosswise into 12 1/3 inch thick slices, discarding the ends.
  • Arrange in one layer on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle both sides of slices evenly with salt and cover with another layer of paper towels.
  • Let eggplant stand 30 minutes.
  • Rinse salt off, and pat dry with paper toweling.
  • Arrange 4 eggplant slices in one layer in pan and spread each slice evenly with 1 teaspoon pesto.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons mozzarella evenly over pesto on each slice.
  • Continue to layer remaining eggplant slices, pesto, and mozzarella in the same way.
  • Sprinkle 1 Tablespoon parmesan or romano evenly over each stack and bake in middle of oven until eggplant is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
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