Gluten Free Eggplant Parmesan

 

 

 

 

Gluten Free Eggplant Parmesan
 
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Gluten Free Eggplant Parmesan
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 medium eggplants
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground Johnsonville Mild Italian Sausage- gluten free
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • MARINARA SAUCE
  • 1 can (29 oz.) Hunts Tomato Sauce - gluten free
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) Hunts Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano - gluten free
  • 1 can (6 oz.) Hunts Tomato Paste - gluten free
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ⅓ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut the eggplants lengthwise and scoop out the middle leaving about ⅓ inch around the sides. Brush olive oil inside the eggplants and roast facing up for 20 minutes then set aside.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on a large saucepan. Add half of the garlic and onions, saute until translucent about 5 minutes. Then add the tomato sauces and fresh basil. Simmer for 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat a large pan over medium high heat then add 1 tablespoon olive oil and the remaining minced garlic. Saute for few seconds then add the Italian sausage.. Cook the sausage breaking up as you go about 10 minutes. Add half of the sauce mixture and cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Add the remaining sausage mixture with the marinara sauce before spreading over the bottom of a baking dish. Arrange the eggplant shells on the baking dish. Fill the eggplants with the sausage mixture. Top with the cheeses and some chopped basil. Bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees or until bubbly.
  6. Garnish with more basil if you like. Serve

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