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Ingredients

  • 3 large eggplants
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 cup shredded cheese


Method

  1. Mix the olive oil, chopped basil, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Carefully slice the eggplant on it's side in a cross-hatch pattern, without cutting all the way through.
  3. Lay the eggplants inside an oven-safe baking tray.
  4. Pour the oil mixture over the eggplants, taking care to pour between the slices.
  5. Stuff the gaps in the eggplant with shredded cheese.
  6. Cook in the oven at 355°F for 45 minutes, until the flesh is cooked and the cheese totally melted.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Easy tomato sauce recipes

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I love my homemade recipe for tomato sauce

  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 jumbo onion
  • diced
  • 5-6 garlic cloves (pressed
  • crushed
  • or minced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or half as much table salt)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 6 lb can San Marzano whole tomatoes (pureed until smooth in food processor
  • blender
  • or food mill)
  • 3 tbsp dried parsley
  • 4 dried bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (or half as much table salt)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (kids might find this amount a tad spicy - adults usually love it - I double it)
  • *Fresh basil
  • chopped or torn (as much as you like
  • but don't add until serving)
2.8/5 (165 Votes)

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Tomato Sauce for Salads or Spagetti

  • 2 big tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 whole yellow onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lemon (yellow) juice
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or to the taste
4.2/5 (13 Votes)

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