Eggplant Rollatini Recipe (Cheesy Eggplant Roll-Ups)

Eggplant Rollatini Recipe (Cheesy Eggplant Roll-Ups)

2019-02-20
3.5 Stars (16 Voters)
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Eggplant Rollatini Recipe - eggplant roll-ups filled with ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan mix covered with tomato sauce and topped with more cheese. Great vegetarian comfort food dish. perfect for parties and holidays.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
5
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
20 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
Italian
INGREDIENTS
    • 3 large Eggplants
    • Salt
    • pepper
    • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
    • 14oz (400g) Ricotta cheese (Homemade ricotta cheese)
    • 8.5oz (250g) Mozzarella cheese – 3.5oz (100g) for the filling + 5oz (145g) for topping
    • 2oz (60g) Parmesan cheese – 1/2 for the filling and half for topping
    • 1 egg
    • 8 leaves Basil
    • 1 teaspoon Lemon zest
    • 2-3 garlic cloves
    • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
    • 2 cups (550g) Tomato sauce
DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/175ºC.

2. Slice the ends the eggplants, then slice them lengthwise into ¼ -inch slices and lay them on a baking tray lined in parchment paper. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle some olive oil. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool.

3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ricotta cheese, parmesan, mozzarella, egg, lemon zest, nutmeg, salt, pepper and basil.

4. Increase oven heat to 400ºF/200ºC.

5. Spread 3/4 cup (200g) of sauce over bottom of a baking dish. Spoon about 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture onto eggplant slice then roll it up. Arrange the rolls ups in the baking dish, seam-side down. Top with remaining sauce and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.

6. Bake for about 20 minutes, until cheese is melted and golden brown.

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