a quick vegetable recipe from Italy
Ingredients for 6 rolls:
-1 big eggplant
-6 slices ham
-6 slices cheese (dry mozzarella is better)
-grated parmesan cheese
directions for tomato sauce:
put 2 olive oil tablespoons in a pot with chopped onion and warm up until it is golden brown.
add tomato sauce and a little bit salt and cook it about 30 minutes
directions for the rolls:
cut the eggplant in 6 slices about 1/4 inch thick, salt lightly and leave in a colander to drain away the water for about 30 minutes.
grill the eggplant slices in a hot pan until they're soft (3-4 minutes for side).
leave from fire an let them cool.
when they're cold put 1 slice of ham and 1 slice of cheese on every single eggplant slice , roll up each slice and stop with a toothstick.
put the rolls in a casserole, cover with tomato sauce and sprinkle with grated parmesan and bread crumbs.
bake in a preheated static oven at 390°F for 10 minutes
here they are