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Aubergine, tomato and parmesan bake

Total Time
45 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
A favourite in Italian restaurants – why not make your own?
Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Aubergine

1 medium, thinly sliced

Garlic

1 clove(s), halved

Passata

350 g, passata sauce with basil

Breadcrumbs, fresh

2 tablespoons

Parmesan Cheese

2 tablespoons, grated, finely grated

Dried Basil

4 leaf/leaves, large, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill. Arrange the aubergine slices on a baking sheet and mist them with low fat cooking spray. Grill for 2-3 minutes on each side, until softened.
  2. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5/190°C/fan oven 170°C.
  3. Rub the cut garlic clove around the insides of 2 gratin dishes (or use 1 larger dish). Spoon half the pasta sauce into the base of the dishes, or dish. Arrange the aubergine slices on top, season, then spoon the rest of the pasta sauce over them. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of breadcrumbs and 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese evenly over the surface of each dish.
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling.

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