Tomato and aubergine bake Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

serves:

2

Cost:

not

Total Time:

00:00

Prep:

00:00

Cooking:

00:25

Looking for a mouth-watering side dish? This recipe is so versatile – have with chicken or as a main vegetarian meal

Ingredients

  • Large aubergine
  • Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 thickly sliced beef tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Dried Italian herbs
  • 120g (4oz) diced mozzarella
  • 30g (1oz) grated Parmesan
  • Bunch fresh basil leaves

Method

  • Thinly slice a large aubergine and brush each slice liberally with olive oil.

  • Heat a large nonstick frying pan and fry the slices for 1-2 mins on each side until just golden.

  • Layer the fried slices in a shallow ovenproof dish with 2 thickly sliced beef tomatoes, seasoning each layer with salt and freshly ground black pepper and some dried Italian herbs.

  • Bake in a very hot oven for 15 mins then top with diced mozzarella and some grated Parmesan and return to the oven for a further 10-15 mins until golden and bubbling.

  • Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

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