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Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe

Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe
Enjoy a healthy serving of celebrity chef Sarah Graham’s delicious Aubergine Parmigiana.

This Aubergine Parmigiana is a real crowd-pleaser that’ll satisfy vegetarians and meat eaters alike.

Aubergine Parmigiana recipe

Aubergine Parmigiana

Try this crowd-pleasing Aubergine Parmigiana recipe. Paired with a white wine this dish delivers a deliciously fruity tang on the tongue. Food and Wine Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe European Print This
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • small handful fresh basil, chopped (plus extra to garnish)
  • 3 medium aubergines
  • 200g mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 150g Parmesan, grated
  • handful breadcrumbs, lightly toasted (optional)


  1. Add a little olive oil to a pot and, at a medium heat, fry the garlic and dried herbs for 1-2 minutes until fragrant; add the tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, sugar and chopped fresh basil and leave to simmer for 20-30 minutes until reduced by about one third.
  2. Meanwhile, slice the aubergines lengthways into 0.75cm slices
  3. Heat half the olive oil in a good quality, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat and cook the aubergines in batches until golden, adding more oil as you need to. Set aside and drain on kitchen paper towels.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Add a thin layer of the tomato sauce to a medium-sized baking dish; follow with a layer of aubergines and then slices of mozzarella and a scattering of Parmesan. Repeat and then finish off with a final layer of tomato sauce and a scattering of Parmesan and bread crumbs (if using).
  5. Bake for about 30 minutes or until bubbling and golden, remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly.
  6. Sprinkle with a little torn basil before serving as soon as possible. Bring to the table a fresh green side salad and don’t forget the Drostdy-Hof Natural Sweet White!

Wine pairing: Drostdy-Hof Natural Sweet White Wine

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