Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Eggplant Parmesan

Lets talk about pasta. I love pasta , I know..it is not friendly to our "hips" but hey..what I love about this recipe is that:  First: you can use wholewheat pasta ; Second: it is meatless ; Third: it is BUDGET FRIENDLY.

This is so easy so go ahead and add EGGPLANT PARMESAN to your menu this week.





Ingredients:

2 medium eggplants, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch rounds
1/3 cup prepared pesto
1 lb spaghetti noodles
2 tbsp olive oil
3 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1 1/2 plain bread crumbs ( I used homemade crumbs)
1 8oz Italian cheese blend (shredded package)
1/4 cup and 2 tbsp of grated Parmesan cheese
4 cups pasta sauce


Directions:

 


Coat your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, prepared pesto and milk. In a plate or medium size bowl, toss the breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese  (1/4 cup).
Set aside 1/2 of the sauce. Spoon the 1/2 cup of the sauce on the bottom of the slow cooker.
Dip each eggplant slice in the prepared egg mixture, then to the breadcrumbs mixture.
Layer about 8 pieces of the eggplant  slices into the slow cooker.
Top with 1 cup sauce and 2/3 cup if the Italian cheese blend. Repeat the layer twice.
Cover and cook on LOW for 5 1/2 hours to 6 hours.

Now is the good time to relax..and listen to Bon Iver .

During the last 30 minutes of cooking time, cook your spaghetti noodles according to package instructions.
Drain and toss with 2 tbsp of Parmesan cheese.

Enjoy this delicious and worth the wait eggplant Parmesan


 

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9 comments:

  1. Your recipe looks wonderful! I've never made this before, so I'll have to try it...thanks :)

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    1. Hi Lisa. thank you! we loved it..and surprisingly my kids and hubby ate it too.

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  2. Ooo! This looks amazing! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty - we hope to see you again on Friday :) Feel free to bring a friend or two!

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    1. Hi Kristen , My pleasure..a blessing to find your linky party! Thank you for stopping by..

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  3. YUM! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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    1. You are welcome , thanks for the pin! God bless..

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  4. I think I will be taking my slow cooker out for this one! It looks delicious!

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  5. This looks and sounds delicious! I pinned it and plan to make it this week, thank you for sharing.

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  6. This looks and sounds delicious! I pinned it and plan to make it this week, thank you for sharing.

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