"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Eggplant Parmesan, by , is from Mad Marshian Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Nabors
Added: Wednesday, June 10, 2009


1 medium eggplant
2 eggs
c. water
1/3 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. fine dry bread crumbs
Cooking oil
1 recipe Italian sauce (see below)
8 oz. sliced mozzarella cheese
c. grated parmesan cheese

Cut unpeeled eggplant crosswise into slices. In medium bowl, beat together eggs and water. Coat eggplant slices in flour; dip in egg mixture, then coat with bread crumbs.
In large skillet, cook eggplant slices in a small amount of hot oil until lightly browned, turning once. Drain on paper towel.

In bottom of 10 x 6 x 2 baking dish, spread c. Italian sauce. Layer half of the eggplant slices, half of cheese, and half of the remaining Italian sauce. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Bake, uncovered in 350 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes. Serves 6 to 8.

In large saucepan cook 1 medium onion, sliced, with 1 c. sliced fresh mushrooms in 2 tbsp. cooking oil until tender, but not brown. Stir in one 8 oz. can undrained tomatoes, cut up; one 8 oz. can tomato sauce; of 6 oz. can (1/3 c.) tomato paste; 2 tbsp dry red wine; 1 small clove garlic, minced; 2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed; and tsp. salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes. Makes 2-1/3 cups of sauce.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!