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Aubergines Rolls

Written on Thursday, 27 January 2011 18:12

This is an interesting alternative to the aubergines parmigiana, especially if you need a side dish for your dinner.
These rolls are delicious and have a great effect when served.
If you want to make this dish lighter grill instead of frying the aubergines.

Every 6 people
  • 4 big aubergines
  • sunflower vegetable oil
  • 500g of tomatoes passata
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • onion
  • 4 leaves of basil
  • 250g of mozzarella
  • 125g of grated parmigiano
    reggiano cheese
  • salt

Cut the aubergines length wise into thin slices of 0.5 cm.
In a frying pan pour abundant sunflower oil and when hot put in it the sliced aubergines. Cook tem both sides and when brown drain them in kitchen paper. Meanwhile, prepare a sauce with 3 table spoons of olive oil, the half onion, the tomatoes passata, 3 pinches of salt and the basil.
Dice the mozzarella.\,br\. When everything ready, start making rolls using one slice of aubergine and one dice of mozzarella.
Cover a deep baking dish with a layer of tomato sauce, then put a layer of the aubergines rolls cover with tomato sauce again and a sprinkle of parmigiano.
Repeat the layers until all the ingredients have been used.
Bake at 180C for 30 minutes.
Serve warm or cold.