• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 40 minutes
  • Serving -
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

A classic Italian dish, the Aubergine Parmigiana layers fried aubergine slices with tomato sauce, mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 3 medium aubergines
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 640ml tomato puree
  • 1 packet basil leaves, or large bunch
  • 70g Parmigiano-Reggiano, grated
  • 200g mozzarella cheese, sliced or grated
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste


  1. Slice aubergines lengthwise and soak in some saline water, made from a sprinkle of salt with water for 30 mins. Remove and pat dry.
  2. Heat up vegetable oil and fry the aubergine slices till tender. Remove and set aside.
  3. Saute garlic with extra virgin olive oil briefly and add in tomato puree. Add in basil leaves and season with salt . Cover and simmer for 10-15 mins. Remove from heat.
  4. To assemble, layer cooked tomato sauce, fried aubergines and cheeses. Repeat till ingredients are used up, finishing with some tomato sauce and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano and mozzarella cheese at the top.
  5. Bake for 20 mins till golden brown. Serve and enjoy!

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