Eggplant & Zucchini Napoleon

Eggplant & Zucchini Napoleon created by Dienia B.

This elegant & tasty vegetable side dish was enjoyed on our recent cruise & found in *The Carnival Experience* cookbook by Peter Leypold (Exec Chef of Carnival Cruise Lines). This is a flavor-filled & easy-fix dish that can be the star of a meal when paired w/a simple entree (or leftovers) & would be excellent as a luncheon entree or welcomed as a pot-luck dish. *Enjoy* !

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  • Preheat oven to 400F & cut eggplant + zucchini into lengthwise slices.
  • Combine olive oil, thyme, organo + garlic & mix well. Lightly brush eggplant & zucchini slices w/oil mixture.
  • Heat lrg non-stick skillet over med-heat. Cook vegetable slices 30 seconds on ea side.
  • In an 11 x 7-in baking dish, layer eggplant, zucchini, 1 1/2 cups of the tomato sauce + the cheese. Repeat layering as needed.
  • Bake 10-15 min or till heated through. Cut into 6 servings (approx 3x2 in) & serve immediately w/approx 1 tbsp of the remaining 1/2 cup marinara sauce atop ea serving.
  • NOTE: Feel free to sub for the marinara sauce w/another tomato-based & meatless spaghetti or lasagna sauce of choice.
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"This elegant & tasty vegetable side dish was enjoyed on our recent cruise & found in *The Carnival Experience* cookbook by Peter Leypold (Exec Chef of Carnival Cruise Lines). This is a flavor-filled & easy-fix dish that can be the star of a meal when paired w/a simple entree (or leftovers) & would be excellent as a luncheon entree or welcomed as a pot-luck dish. *Enjoy* !"
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  1. Dienia B.
    this dish is so good served with freighter meat pie awesome together zwt9 oh and please put back good picture that someone else took mine kinda isnt so good
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  2. Dienia B.
    Eggplant & Zucchini Napoleon Created by Dienia B.
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  3. Jubes
    Eggplant & Zucchini Napoleon Created by Jubes
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    Eggplant & Zucchini Napoleon Created by Jubes
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  5. Jubes
    Reviewed for ZWT9- after reading the other reviews on this recipe, I pre-cooked my eggplant and zucchini slices for over a minute each side. The slices were almost cooked through. Turned out perfectly and I really enjoyed this dish. Photos (not so good though) to be posted
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