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Eggplant Florentine

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Eggplant Florentine

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2012-10-21 Other
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Lightly floured eggplant, fried and then layered with your favorite tomato sauce, spinach and fresh mozzarella cheese. An Italian meal your family will love.

  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40

Ingredients:

1 Large Eggplant, peeled, sliced ⅛" thick
1 cup Frying Oil
1 cup Flour
1 cup Seasoned Bread Crumbs
3 Eggs, beaten
Salt & Pepper, to taste
¼ cup Grated Cheese
1 cup Cooked Spinach, drained
1 Large Fresh Mozzarella Ball, sliced ⅛"
2 cups Favorite Tomato Sauce

Directions:

1. In large skillet heat frying oil.

2. Combine flour and crumbs together in bowl.

3. Beat eggs in separate bowl.

4. Dredge eggplant slices in egg and then in flour-crumb mixture. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Fry in hot oil until brown, turn and brown other side. Place pieces of cooked eggplant onto flat dish lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil.

6. In large baking dish, stack eggplant with other ingredients in this order: Eggplant, tomato sauce, mozzarella, spinach, grated cheese then more sauce. Season each layer with salt and pepper, to taste, if desired. Bake at 350 until heated through, about 20 min.