Roasted Eggplant (Aubergine) Rolls

Roasted Eggplant (Aubergine) Rolls created by Parsley

A healthy version to something usually called "eggplant rolatini" in italian restaurants. Very filling! And the robust flavors of this dish will will have your family asking for this on a regular basis. And it was found in Prevention Magazine, so you KNOW it's good for you!!

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon of the oil on the sliced eggplant, and roast it until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Saute the onion in the remaining 1 tablespoon of the oil until tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes (with the juice), and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the ricotta, spinach, mozzarella, basil, oregano, and garlic.
  • Add salt and peper to taste.
  • Lightly coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Spoon the cheese mixture on each slice of the eggplant, and roll up like a jelly roll.
  • Place the eggplant in the dish.
  • Continue until all the eggplant is used.
  • Top with the tomato sauce, and bake for 30 minutes.
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"A healthy version to something usually called "eggplant rolatini" in italian restaurants. Very filling! And the robust flavors of this dish will will have your family asking for this on a regular basis. And it was found in Prevention Magazine, so you KNOW it's good for you!!"
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  1. Parsley
    Roasted Eggplant (Aubergine) Rolls Created by Parsley
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  2. Parsley
    Awesome eggplant dish! Fun to make and fun to let kids help to make. I used fresh basil and fresh garlic in place of dried/powder. I also had fresh tomatoes that I used in place of canned. I sprinkled shaved parmesan cheese over the top of the sauced-topped eggplant rolls before baking. This was fabulous. Thanx for sharing the recipe!
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  3. mcquea01
    Really nice dish. I discovered halfway through the cooking process that we had no more mozzarella so I left it out, but it was still fabulous. Thanks for posting!
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  4. Terrilynn
    This is a good recipe that I made a few adjustments to for my own taste. First, I left out the spinach for my family and I added a little salt with the other seasonings. The directions don't say what to do with the onions and diced tomatoes so I added them to the cup of tomato sauce to top the eggplant. I added a little brown sugar to sweeten and remove the acid of the tomatoes. I also salted and drained the eggplant for 30 minutes before putting it in the oven - just what I've always personally done with eggplant. My family are cheese lovers so I also added mozzarella on top of the sauce before baking. Just adjustments to suit our tastes.
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  5. Caseylaine
    A healthy version to something usually called "eggplant rolatini" in italian restaurants. Very filling! And the robust flavors of this dish will will have your family asking for this on a regular basis. And it was found in Prevention Magazine, so you KNOW it's good for you!!
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