Baked eggplant

I don't do this often enough.

Last Saturday, Oct 12, 2013, we bought eggplant at the downtown Toledo Farmers Market. I also used the skinny eggplant that we grow in our garden for a meal on Oct 14, 2013.

Nothing fancy. I'm sure a better way exists, but this was tasty.

  • sliced eggplant into 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch disks.
  • two eggs and a little bit of whipping cream mixed in a bowl.
  • drenched eggplant slices in egg wash.
  • dragged eggplant through seasoned bread crumbs.
  • placed eggplant onto parchment paper-covered baking sheets.
  • preheated oven.
  • baked at 400 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes total.
    • after first 10 minutes, flipped the eggplant disks over.
    • the thicker disks take about 25 minutes to bake, otherwise they are tougher and chewier after only 20 minutes.
  • after baking, cool on rack briefly.
  • plated eggplant disks.
  • topped eggplant with my wife's homemade ricotta cheese.
  • on top of the ricotta, placed slices of tomato from our garden.


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