The Best Way to Cook Eggplant

The Best Way to Cook Eggplant

2022-09-07
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If you're looking for the best way to cook eggplant, look no further! I found the best way to cook/bake eggplants. This recipe is super easy and makes the juiciest eggplants ever.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
4
PREP TIME
40 Minutes
WORK TIME
10 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS
    • 1 eggplant
    • 6-7 tablespoons Olive oil
    • Salt
    • 1/4 onion, chopped
    • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 can (200g) Crushed tomatoes/tomato sauce
    • Black pepper to taste
    • 2oz (60g) Feta cheese
    • Parmesan cheese
    • Basil for garnish
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Cut the eggplant in half lengthwise. The score each half as shown in the video. Drizzle 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil over each half. Season with salt.
  3. Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden and tender.
  4. Meanwhile make the sauce: heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until lightly golden, add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add crushed tomatoes, season with salt and pepper to tase and cook for 3-5 minutes. Turn the heat off and set aside.
  5. Take the eggplants out of the oven, spread 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce over each half. Then sprinkle some feta cheese and grate some parmesan cheese on top.
  6. Bake for 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  7. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

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