Aubergine Parmigiano

Ingredients – Serves 4

3 aubergines

2 tsp salt

2 tbsp olive oil

400g mozzarella, torn into pieces

600g Tarantella Organic Passata

Salt and pepper, to season

Bunch of fresh basil

80g Parmesan, grated

  1. Preheat the oven 180°C.

  2. Cut the aubergines into 1.5cm thick slices, then sprinkle liberally with salt, lay them on one plate and weigh them down with each other.

  3. Leave the aubergines for 30 minutes, then rinse the salt off and dry the slices.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and fry the aubergine in batches until golden. Drain on kitchen roll.

  5. To assemble your Parmigiano; layer a slice of the aubergine, then mozzarella, salt & pepper, basil and Parmesan in an ovenproof dish. Continue layering until all the ingredients are used up.

  6. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for one hour before serving.