Cheat's aubergine Parmigiana

Cheat's aubergine Parmigiana

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(9 ratings)

Cook: 55 mins - 1 hr, 2 mins


Serves 2

A cheat's way to create that classic Italian dish, aubergine Parmigiana, with just four ingredients and no fuss. Assemble this family-friendly meal in minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal596
  • fat42g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre11g
  • protein33g
  • salt1.5g


  • 2 medium aubergines



    Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 x 125g balls buffalo mozzarella
  • 30g grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the aubergines on a baking tray and make a slit down the centre of each. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil and season. Bake for 50-55 mins or until the flesh is soft. Heat the grill. Tip the tomatoes into a bowl and season well. Fill the aubergines with layers of tomatoes and mozzarella, and finish with the Parmesan. Put under the grill for 5-7 mins until the cheese is golden.

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30th Jun, 2019
Easy and tasty with some rocket and bread.
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